Health and social care

Health and Health Science update - May 2020
An update on everything new within the Health and Health Science sector.

Health and Health Science update - March 2020
An update on everything new within the Health and Health Science sector.

Care Services update - February 2020
An update on everything new within the Care Services sector.

Health and Health Science update - February 2020
An update on everything new within the Health and Health Science sector.

Health and Health Science update - January 2020
An update on everything new within the Health and Health Science sector.

Health and Science update - December 2019
Our new Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians is now available for first teaching in February 2020.

First Person on Scene update
We have recently updated both the Pearson BTEC Level 4 Certificate for First Person on Scene and Pearson BTEC Level 4 Extended Certificate for First Person on Scene to align its requirements with the PHEM Skills Framework.

Care Services update - November 2019
An update on everything new within the Care Services sector.

Health and Science update - November 2019
An update on everything new within the Health and Health Science sector.

Health and Health Science update - October 2019
An update on everything new within the Health and Health Science sector.

New Pearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid qualification is available
The new Pearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid qualification (603/5174/3) is available for first teaching from 1 October 2019.

Care Services update - August 2019
An update on everything new within the Care Services sector in August 2019.

Health and Healthcare Science update March 2019
An update on everything new in the Health and Healthcare Science sector in March.

Care Services Update February 2019
An update on everything new within the Care Services sector in February 2019.

Health and Science update July 2018
All the latest news in July 2018 from Health and Science.

Health and Healthcare Science update June 2018
This June update covers qualification withdrawals and reviews within the Health and Healthcare Science sector.

Health and Social Care update June 2018
This June update covers qualification withdrawals, tackling stress and new app codes within health and social care.

April 2018 Health and Social Care Update
This April update covers revised standards for Adult Care apprenticeships and more.

Health and Social Care update January 2018
Health and Social Care Update January 2018

Health and Social Care October 2017
This month's Health and Social Care update focuses on qualification withdrawals.

Health and Social Care June 2017
Health and Social Care update for June 2017

Health Update June 2017
This month's Health update focuses on qualification withdrawals.

Health and Social Care April 2017
Closure of Adult Social Care apprenticeship frameworks announced

Health and Social Care Update March 2017
Health and Social Care update for March 2017

Health Update February 2017
Health update for February 2017

Health & Social Care update September 2016
Health & Social Care Update September 2016

June 2016 work-based learning and colleges update
This month's update includes information on the endorsement framework from Skills for Care, counselling qualifications, a research report around recruiting for values and becoming a member of the panel.

May 2016 work-based learning and colleges update
This month's work-based health and social care update has information on the networks helping registered managers feel more confident, and free sector development forums.

April 2016 work-based learning and colleges update: Health and Social Care sector
This month's update includes information on a new qualification and a number of withdrawals.

March 2016 work-based learning and colleges update: Health and Social Care sector
This month's Health and Social Care sector update gives you information about upcoming sector development forums, the latest news from Skills for Care and the new apprenticeship standards update.

'Apprenticeships are changing' webinar
In January 2016, we delivered a webinar to help you understand the changes and how they would impact you.

Health and social care sector development forums now open for registration
Find out about free Sector Development Forums for Health and Social Care in 2016.

November 2015 work-based learning and colleges update: Health and social care sector
This month's health and social care sector update includes information on changes to Apprenticeships, accessing the Workforce Development Fund and some news from Skills for Care.

Health and social care webinar update
Our free-of-charge sector webinar updates for colleges are designed to inform, update and educate you.

October 2015 work-based learning and colleges update
This month's update includes information on Healthcare Screeners and the Healthcare Apprenticeship Standards Consultation (England only).

Unit assessment guidance
An update on Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England) (L5).

August 2015 work based learning and colleges update
This month's update includes information on Adult care trailblazer and 19+ funding.

June 2015 work-based learning and colleges update
This month's update includes information on the Care Certificate and our free sector development forums.

Free sector development forum
These free-of-charge Sector Development Forums for work-based learning and colleges are designed to inform, update and educate centres.

Centres needed to deliver new Healthcare Science qualifications
Pearson’s new unique qualifications in Healthcare Science have been welcomed by the NHS and have generated a lot of interest from potential learners and their employers.

May 2015 work-based learning and colleges update
May's update includes information on the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social (Adults) for England, Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (England), and Sector Development Forums.

April 2015 work-based learning and colleges update
This month's update includes information on the Apprenticeship framework, the Care Certificate and new qualifications.

March 2015 work-based learning and colleges update
This month’s update includes extensions to the qualifications in the Health and Social Care sector.

Employment Responsibilities and Rights (ERR) and Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) in Health Apprenticeships
Some of our health qualifications are changing. All health apprentices will complete the same Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) and Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) qualifications whichever awarding organisation they are registered with. Find out more in this update.

New Apprenticeship standards for Healthcare Support
View the draft Apprenticeship standards for Healthcare Support Worker, Senior Healthcare Support Worker and Assistant Practitioner, and have your say.

Health sector bridging skills for Higher Education
Pearson is working with Skills for Health and the university network to develop the Level 3 Certificate in Bridging Skills for Higher Education.

December 2014 update
This month’s update features qualification extensions, a new Care Certificate for HSC staff and changes to Higher Apprenticeship requirements.

October 2014 update
This month's update includes previous EDI qualifications now available through Pearson.

September 2014 update
This month's update includes a change to the expiry date for one of our level 5 qualifications and funding for staff training in adult social care.

August 2014 update
This month's update includes news of our new 90-credit Level 5 Diploma for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England).

July 2014 update
This month's update includes qualification extensions, Trailblazer Standards and changes to the Higher Apprenticeship in Care Leadership and Management.

Health and Social Care update - July 2020
An update on everything new within the Health and Social Care sector.

Health and Health Science update - July 2020
An update on everything new within the Health and Health Science sector.

Health and Social Care update - August 2020
An update on everything new within the Health and Social Care sector.

Health and Health Science update - August 2020
An update on everything new within the Health and Health Science sector.

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