Qualifcation Number  600/4122/5 Credit Value 46


This qualification is aimed at learners aged 16+ working within Health and Social Care and is suitable for those working in the NHS, with private health or social care providers, local authorities and voluntary organisations. It also forms the competence element of the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care. Learners must achieve a minimum of 46 credits by achieving:

  • all mandatory units, totalling 24 credits, and
  • a minimum of 22 credits from any other pathway.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

The qualification is 319-396 guided learning hours and the duration of delivery will depend on each individuals pace, level of study and in-work access to observations.

How is the qualification assessed?

Through a portfolio of evidence which is put together during the course and demonstrates the learner has met the required assessment criteria. This also involves being observed in your workplace to meet specific criteria as defined within the

What next?

Learners successfully completing this qualification may wish to progress onto further qualifications, such as: