Senior Healthcare Support Worker, Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

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This apprenticeship develops the skills and knowledge of people working in a variety of roles in the adult care sector. For the advanced apprenticeship, roles include senior care worker, senior support worker, relief team leader, social services and outreach development worker.

What will I study?

  • Promoting person-centred approaches
  •  Dementia awareness
  •  Understand mental health problems
  •  Principles of safeguarding and protection
  • Promote equality and inclusion

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed through observation, underpinning knowledge questions and the development of a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate competence.

Entry requirements

Many apprenticeships do not have formal entry requirements other than you must be working in an appropriate job. Call us for details of the entry requirements of the apprenticeship you're interested in. East Riding College does advertise some apprenticeships with a job attached on behalf of employers. Go to for details.

What next?

You could progress to higher education, an NVQ level four or a foundation degree

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide 2019 Full-time Course Guide 2020 Part-Time Course Guide