Health and Social Care update - November 2021
An update on everything new within the Health and Social Care sector.
Upcoming Sector Webinars in Health and Social Care, and Health and Childcare
Please register for our upcoming interactive webinars, that will delve into the updates about EPA and the new Level 3 and Level 5 Adult Care Diplomas that will be launched in May and June 2022, alongside many more useful bits of information, for example:
Updates on Adult Care qualifications and EPAs
Updates on Early Years qualifications and EPAs
Updates on Healthcare and Health Science Qualifications and EPAs
Updates on Pharmacy qualifications and EPAs
ACE 360 process- Registration, Gateway and booking EPAs
Register for one or more of the following sessions:
Reminder that the following qualification is due to expire in December 2021:
|Qualification number||Title||Final Registration date||Certification end date|
|501/1189/9||Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Dementia Care||31 December, 2021||31 December, 2023|
|600/0596/8||Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills||31 December, 2021||31 December, 2023|
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Use of Medicines
This qualification has recently been reviewed and updated to ensure all legislation and guidance is up-to date and fit for the sector. There have been no changes to the Learning Outcomes or Assessment Criteria.
The updated specification is now available:
Safe use of Medicines Digital content
We are currently considering the development of digital content for Safe use of medicines covering the content for:
Understand Medication and Prescriptions
Supply, Storage and Disposal of Medication
Understand the Requirements for the Safe Administration of Medication
Record-keeping and Audit Processes for Medication Administration and Storage
We would appreciate if you could complete this short questionnaire to help us gain further insight into the requirements that truly reflect all areas of Health and Social Care. This would help us develop the digital content that is fit for purpose and help learners to achieve the best outcome.
NVQ in Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities
Help learners start the journey to becoming Registered Science Technicians with the Science Council
We are pleased to announce that our NVQ Level 3 in Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities (600/1731/4) and BTEC Nationals in Applied Science have been recognised by Science Council to meet the requirements of the Science Council’s Registered Scientist Technician (RSciTech) professional award.
To find out more, please check out our blog here: