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13 Months
Course code APPSAPF1SA

Healthcare Science Assistant

The Healthcare Science Assistant (HCSA) contributes to safe patient care across all care pathways from conception to end of life in job roles within hospitals, general practice and other settings in the healthcare sector and across all areas of healthcare science. HCSAs perform a range of low risk, routine technical and scientific procedures usually within one broad area of HCS, following specific protocols in accordance with health, safety, governance and ethical requirements. HCSAs work using standard operating procedures, initially under direct supervision but increasingly with experience, under indirect supervision.

How will I be assessed?

To achieve this apprenticeship standard, the employer, training provider and apprentice will agree when the apprentice is ready and competent to undertake the independent end assessment, which will test their skills knowledge and behaviours required for this role

Next Step

Apprentices can progress onto the level 4 Healthcare Science Associate.


Entry Requirements

There are no other formal qualifications required to start this apprenticeship, but you will be assessed to ensure you have the ability to complete the English and Maths qualifications to at least level 1

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What our students say

Lily Elliott, Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (Health Studies) L3


Lily Elliott

"Lily enjoyed having the opportunity to apply theoretical underpinnings to real-life scenarios through our state-of-the-art simulation room and laboratories. She also enjoyed developing her industry competencies whilst attending weekly placements, organised by Weston College’s placement team. During her study program, Lily achieved a grade profile of D*D*D*, qualified to be a lateral flow tester, and Covid-19 vaccinator.."

Former school: Broadoak

Studied: Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (Health Studies) L3

What next? Lily is progressing to the University West of England to complete a degree in Physiotherapy to support her aspirations of becoming physiotherapist.

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