Senior Health Care support Worker Level 3 Apprenticeship

Now Available 

The Trust now has available upskilling opportunities for individuals wishing to gain the Level 3 Senior Healthcare support Worker Apprenticeship. Being delivered by our long-term education partners Hugh Baird College, this is an 18 month work based apprenticeship requiring learners to be based within a Halthcare Support role.

With one day attendance face to face on site with the college. This qualification consists of mandatory units covering knowledge and skills competencies with optional specialisms which can be are combined in flexible ways to reflect the real working context of different learners. The mandatory unit content covers person centred approaches, communication, personal development, values and behaviours, prevention and control of infection, handling information, mental health and wellbeing; responsibilities of the role, safeguarding, health and safety; equality and diversity; and study skills  

The Level 3 apprenticeship is the natural progression from the Level 2 Health care support worker apprenticeship (Band 2) and the precursor to the Trainee Nurse Associate Level 5 (Band 4).

If required, during this course you can gain Maths and English Level 2 functional skills. This will be advised and organised by Hugh Baird College at the time of enrolment and initial assessment.   

Entry Requirements

  • Line Management support
  • Aged 16+
  • You must demonstrate Maths and English skills at Level 1 or above in your initial Maths and English assessment.
  • Working in a health care support setting.


To find out more about the course please click HERE

To complete the Levy funding application form to secure funding for you to complete the course click HERE.

 *Please not this form needs to be completed by both you and your line manager*   

Completed Levy applications forms must be submitted to by the 31st March 2023