Health & Social Care (Adults)

Level 3 Apprenticeship


This qualification is for individuals that are currently employed in a Health and Social Care adult focused setting and can be delivered through work-based learning. It is expected that learners have a degree of autonomy in their role and are supporting/supervising others to deliver high quality care.

It is suitable for:

  • Learners who have successfully completed Level 2 Health and Social Care
  • Learners who have completed appropriate legacy qualifications included in the Social Care Wales Qualifications Framework for Social Care and Regulated Childcare in Wales.

What is covered on the course?

The mandatory content of the qualification is aligned to the key themes of the All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care and includes:

  • Principles and Values
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Processional Practice
  • Safeguarding
  • Health & Safety

Key Info

Course duration

19 months

Entry requirements

The apprentice must be employed, working more than 16 hours per week and have completed at least 3 months of their probation period and be working in a senior role, supporting others. They must have an understanding of and use of IT equipment.


On successful completion of the qualification, the individual will be awarded the following:

  • Health and Social Care Core Level 2 (Adults)
  • Health and Social Care Practice Level 3 (Adults)
  • Essential Skills in Maths and English Level 2 (if applicable)
I had a wonderful experience with Aspiration Training; I must thank all the trainers for being very flexible for me and understanding my level of knowledge, and taking extra time as well as arranging extra sessions whenever I required.
Ishara Abeyratne Social Care Worker
We have been working with Aspiration Training since January 2023, and during this time, we have successfully enrolled colleagues on programmes at Level 2, 3, 4 & 5. We have very quickly developed a mutually beneficial working relationship with colleagues in Aspiration Training, and we find them quick to respond to queries from the Learning & Development team.
Louise Giles Head of Learning & Development

What happens after my apprenticeship?

At Aspiration Training, we provide every learner with a career pathway. This is a plan with clear, practical steps our learners can take to achieve the career of their dreams.

Our career pathways show typical routes through the various stages of learning, the knowledge and skills that will be learnt along the way and the career options that may be available as a result.

Career Progression is available across a number of levels, meaning, with hard work and determination, the sky is the limit.

Explore the pathways below to find out more about the typical job titles associated with each career.

Career Pathway - Adult Care