Health Update October 2017

Mon Nov 06 12:22:00 UTC 2017

This month's Health update focuses on qualification withdrawals.  

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Health SASE Framework Withdrawals in September 2017

The following SASE frameworks have a last registration date set for 30 September 2017:

Qualification Title 
Intermediate Apprenticeship in Health (Clinical Healthcare Support) 
Advanced Apprenticeship in Health (Clinical Healthcare Support) 
Advanced Apprenticeship in Health (Maternity and Paediatric) 
Advanced Apprenticeship in Health (Perioperative Support) 

Health SASE Framework Withdrawals in December 2017

The following SASE framework has a last registration date set for 29 December 2017:

Qualification Title
Intermediate Apprenticeship in Health (Allied Health Profession Support) 

Health Qualification withdrawals for England, Northern Ireland and Wales

The following qualifications are being withdrawn for registrations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland from 31 December 2017:

QN Qualification Title
500/4718/8 Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award in Prevention and Control of Infection  
600/2632/7 Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Use of Medicines 
500/6512/9  Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Working in the Health Sector 
600/0304/2  Pearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Working with Medication  
500/6510/5  Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Working in the Health Sector 

Health Qualification withdrawals for England

The following qualifications will be withdrawn in England from 31 December 2017:

QN Qualification Title
501/1765/8 Pearson Edexcel Level 2 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support  
501/1779/8 Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support  
501/1766/X Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Maternity and Paediatric Support  
501/2216/2 Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Perioperative Support  
501/1763/4  Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Allied Health Profession Support  

These qualifications can still be used in Wales and Northern Ireland beyond December 2017

New Health Qualifications

There will be a new England only qualification for the Senior Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship standards. The new qualification is called Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support and will be available for registrations from 1 November 2017.

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