Health and Healthcare Science update June 2018

Thu Jun 21 16:02:00 UTC 2018

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

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Qualification withdrawal:

Qualification title Number Registration end date Certification end  date
Pearson BTEC Level 4 Certificate in Healthcare Science 601/5722/7 31/07/2018 31/07/2020
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Dental Technology Techniques 601/7567/9 31/08/2018 31/08/2020
Pearson BTEC Level 6 Award in Children's Eye Care (Contact Lenses 601/8118/7 31/10/2018 31/10/2020
Pearson BTEC Level 6 Certificate in Children's Eye Care 601/8119/9 31/10/2018 31/10/2020
Pearson BTEC Level 6 Award in Children's Eye Care 601/8120/5 31/10/2018 31/10/2020

Pearson BTEC Level 4 Certificate in Healthcare Science 601/5722/7 is replaced by the new Pearson BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Healthcare Science 603/2313/9, which is aligned to the new Healthcare Science associate apprenticeship standard.
 

Extended for a new review date:

Qualification title Number New Registration end date New Certification end  date
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Working in the Health Sector (QCF) 500/6512/9   31/09/2018 30/09/2019
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace 601/1241/4 31/09/2019 30/09/2020
Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Award in Reviewing Health and Safety procedures in the Workplace (QCF) 600/3859/7 31/09/2019 30/09/2020
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate For Optometric Clinical Assistant 601/1839/8 31/12/2020 31/12/2022
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate For Ophthalmic Dispensing Assistant 601/1796/5 31/12/2020 31/12/2022
Pearson BTEC Level 4 Certificate in Optical Dispensing 601/1841/6 31/12/2020 31/12/2022
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Use of Medicines (QCF) 600/2632/7 31/09/2019 31/09/2020

Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health

The following qualifications are now available in Wales and have been added to the apprenticeship frameworks where these apply:

  • 601/0117/9 - Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health have been extended in Wales until 31/12/2019.
  • 600/9666/4- Pearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health have been extended in Wales until 31/12/2019.

Frameworks these apply to include:

  • FR04188 - Health (Pathology Support) (Wales)
  • FR04190 - Health (Healthcare Support Services) (Wales) 
  • FR04193 - Health (Emergency Care Assistance) (Wales) 
  • FR04260 - Health (Clinical Healthcare Support) (Wales) 
  • FR04261 - Health (Perioperative Support) (Wales) 
  • FR04262 - Health (Maternity and Paediatric Support) (Wales)
  • FR04263 - Health (Allied Health Profession Support) (Wales) 
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