Apprenticeship Standard in Senior Healthcare Support Worker Level 3 (STN 151) (Worksop) Y1

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What will you be working towards?

Code STN21L3-13W
Qualification Type No Qualification
Qualification Level Unknown/Not applicable
Course type Full Time


This course will support Senior Healthcare Support Workers to assist registered practitioners delivering healthcare services to people.

As an experienced support worker, you will carry out a range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare or therapeutic tasks mostly under the supervision of the registered healthcare practitioner.

At times you will also be in a role of supporting new staff, students on placement or more junior staff to develop their skills.


You will study a range of topics including:
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Duty of Care and Candour, Safeguarding, Equality and Diversity
  • Person Centred Care, Treatment and Support
  • Communication
  • Personal, People and Quality Improvement
  • Health, Safety and Security
You will also study the 15 standards of the Care Certificate and gain a Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support.

You will have the option to specialise and choose a pathway to suit your job role from:

  • Adult Nursing Support
  • Theatre Support
  • Allied Health Profession – Therapy Support

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed in employment and at College using various assessment methods such as:
  • Observation
  • Assignments
  • Witness Statements
  • Work Product and Reflective Practice
Your End-Point Assessment (EPA) will consist of a;
  • Multiple Choice Test
  • Practical Observation with Question and Answer
  • Professional Discussion supported by Portfolio of Evidence

Your next steps...

  • Level 5 Healthcare Assistant Practitioner
  • Level 5 Nurse Associate
  • Access to Nursing