Health and Social Care update - August 2020

25 August 2020

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

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A reminder to center's that the Adults Advanced and Adult Management pathways are no longer available for registration in the 601/4438/5 Pearson Edexcel Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services (England). 

The replacement qualification for the Adults pathways if using the Lead Adult Care Apprenticeship Standard is the Pearson BTEC Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (England) 603/3496/4.

View the specification Leadership and Management for Adult Care (England) (L5) RQF

End Point Assessment - Leader in Adult Care

We offer a full range of assessment services to support the diverse requirements of the new apprenticeships standards. You can use Pearson as your end-point assessment organisation, regardless of whether you choose to use our on-programme offer or not.

Leader in Adult Care Specification

Skills for Care

Skills for Care and Development have adapted their principles of assessment and issued this document:

Flexible arrangements to support existing principles and approaches to unit/qualification assessment during the COVID-19 pandemic (PDF | 262KB)

Latest news from Skills for Care

Health and Health Science and Adult Care Sector Forum

We are running three live online Sector Forums for Health, Health Science and Adult care sectors in September.

Thursday 24 September - 2pm to 4pm

Monday 28 September - 10 am to 12 noon

Thursday 1 October - 10 am to 12 noon

These sector forums are to update you on the sector news and Pearson's offer in the Health and Adult care sectors. 

These forums are suitable for anyone delivering apprenticeships and work-based learning qualifications in these sectors. 

The aim of the day would be to update you on: 

  • transition from Apprenticeship frameworks to Standards 
  • Pearson's offer for Standards, qualifications and EPAs 
  • dispensations for EPA and Qualifications due to Covid-19 
  • digital content offer for behaviours 
  • sharing good practice on getting learners ready for EPA

If you wish to attend this forumBook here

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