Health and Social Care update - February 2023 | Pearson qualifications

Health and Social Care update - February 2023

15 February 2023

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

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Healthcare Assistant Practitioner

As a reminder to centres, the Healthcare Assistant Practitioner Standard has been reviewed by the Trailblazer group. The revised standard is now titled Assistant Practitioner (Health) - ST0215. The latest version of this standard can be found here: 

Assistant Practitioner (Health) - IFATE

All Learners from the 1 February, 2023 will need to be registered to this version. The new version of the Assessment Plan mandates that the qualification must be a Foundation Degree integrated into the EPA process so therefore the HEI (Higher Education Institution) delivering the apprenticeship must be on the EPAO register to complete the apprenticeship.

We will continue to offer EPA services for learners who are registered to the Healthcare Assistant Practitioner Standard version 1.0. 

If you require any further information, please contact the EPA Customer Services Team -

Healthcare Support Worker EPA

The Standard and Assessment Plan for the Healthcare Support Worker (ST0216) Version 1.1 has been amended and approved for delivery from the 1 November 2022.

The EPA Specification for learners from November 2022 can be found here: Healthcare Support Worker (L2)


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