Level 3 Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Support Worker

Level 3 Senior Healthcare Support Worker

Senior healthcare support worker apprenticeship standard

This level 3 apprenticeship programme develops the base skills required to work safely as an acquired brain injury support worker in a health and social care environment under the supervision of the registered healthcare practitioner.

You will learn the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to provide person-centred care, as well as specific acquired brain injury practice.

At the end of this programme, you will be awarded a diploma in healthcare support, as well as your Care Certificate if you don’t already have this.

This programme opens up the door to a prosperous clinical career. With our apprenticeships, you can develop all the way to becoming a registered nurse.

Your apprenticeship journey

Months 1 to 4

Personal development
Responsibility of the health care worker
Person-centred care and equality and inclusion
Duty of care and safeguarding

Months 5 to 10

Promote and monitor the physical, mental health and wellbeing of individuals
Promote effective handlingof information in care settings
Mental health problems, wellbeing and promotion

Months 11 to 21

Health, safety and wellbeing
Infection prevention,control and management
Infection prevention and control
Quality of services
Undertake delegated nursing care and support for adults
Preparation for your End Point Assessment (EPA)

Things to consider

Entry requirements

You must have been a UK, EEA, or EU resident for at least the past three years to undertake this training programme.

In addition, you must be able to commit to the full length of the programme and be able to meet the programme modules through your job role.

If you do not have a level 2 or equivalent in Maths and English, you will be required to work towards achieving these qualifications as part of your apprenticeship.

How will you learn?

Over the duration of 21 months, you will receive a combination of face-to-face and online training and support.

You will undertake an online assessment that will help us to understand your learning style and needs, then we will tailor your learning experience accordingly.

We ensure that you stay on track to complete your programme on time by managing your progress through our state-of-the-art e-portfolio system, Aptem.

At the end of your programme, your learnt knowledge, skills and behaviours will be assessed by an independent assessor in your end-point assessment (EPA).

Off-the-job training

As part of the apprenticeship, alongside your job role, a minimum of 6 hours per week of your time in work must be dedicated to improving new skills, knowledge and behaviours.

You will undertake an online assessment that will help us to understand your learning style and needs, then we will tailor your learning experience accordingly.

This can be any time devoted to learning and improving new skills without interruption.


Make an impact

We’re all about making an impact, be that individuals making an impact through their day-to-day work, or by organisations making their impact on our economy.

As a national training provider, we make this impact throughout the UK, with expertise in childcare, healthcare, business, and IT and digital skills. 

For further information, complete the form below, call us on 01753 596 004, or email us.

Level 3 Acquired Brain Injury Support Worker