Health Update September 2017

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The following qualifications are being withdrawn for registrations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland from 31 December 2017

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

Health Qualification withdrawals for England

The following qualifications will be withdrawn in England from 31 December 2017: 

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

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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