Health Update February 2017 | Pearson qualifications

Health Update February 2017

28 February 2017

Health update for February 2017

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New Qualification – Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare

We are working with Skills for Health to develop a new qualification which will be mandatory in the new Senior Healthcare Support Worker (Level 3) apprenticeship standards. The new qualification will be called Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare and will be available for registrations from 1 November 2017.

If you would like to know more about this qualification or the new apprenticeships, please contact your account manager and/or the WBL customer service team.

SASE Apprenticeship Frameworks

The following Health SASE frameworks will no longer be available to new registrations from 1 October 2017:

  • Health (Assistant Practitioner)
  • Health (Clinical Healthcare Support)
  • Health (Dental Nursing)
  • Health (Maternity and Paediatric)
  • Health (Perioperative Support)

If you have any questions about this announcement, please contact your account specialist.

SASE Apprenticeship Consultation

Skills Funding Agency are consulting on a number of SASE Apprenticeships which have been identified as potentially being withdrawn for new starts from 1 April 2018.

The following health frameworks are included in the consultation:

  • Health (Emergency Care)
  • Health (Healthcare Support Services)

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