Health and 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).

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.

November 2014 update
This month’s update includes extensions, changes to qualifications following the integration of Pearson and EDI, and new rules for adult learner funding.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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).

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

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

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

February 2016 work-based learning and colleges update: Health and social care sector
This month's update provides details on changes to the Professional Framework Advanced Practice in Social Care (Wales) (SASW), and clarification on credit requirements for one of our qualifications

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Health Update February 2017
Health update for February 2017

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

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

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

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

Health Update July 2017
Health update for July 2017

Healthcare Science Update September 2017
New Healthcare Science Qualification accreditation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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