Apprenticeship success in social care


Posted on June 1st, by editor in CT Extra. No Comments

Apprenticeship numbers in social care continue to increase. The total number of starts on the joint health and social care framework is 52,541. The majority of these 50,472, are in social care.

Apprenticeship numbers in social care continue to increase. The total number of starts on the joint health and social care framework is 52,541. The majority of these 50,472, are in social care.

Social care employers obviously recognise the benefits of supporting their staff through Apprenticeships. An Apprenticeship is a work-based training programme which leads to a nationally recognised qualification and includes on the job training and off the job learning.

Quality in design and delivery are essential to Apprenticeships. The joint Health and Social Care Apprenticeship framework outlines what an apprentice needs to complete in order to successfully achieve their Apprenticeship.

Skills for Care state that they welcome the governments proposal of a minimum timeframe for completing an Apprenticeship. They say it will to prevent poor quality and inappropriate acceleration of the programme, ensuring




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