Health Care Support Services Certificate

Certificate in Healthcare Support Services Level 2

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Certificate in Healthcare Support Services

Assessment Requirements

Portfolio of Evidence

This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by Innovate Awarding External Quality Advisors (EQAs).

Aims and Objectives of the Qualification

The aim of this qualification is to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to the healthcare workforce. This qualification confirms competence in a range of healthcare support service skills.

Entry Guidance

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

This qualification is suitable for those who work, or who are looking to work in a healthcare setting. It provides Learners with an opportunity to demonstrate their skills and knowledge in a wide range of healthcare support roles.

Progression Opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into further learning and qualifications such as:

  • IAO Level 2 Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health 
  • IAO Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support Services 
  • IAO Level 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support 

Learners could also progress in to employment in a wide range of healthcare roles such as:

  • Healthcare assistant
  • Healthcare administrator
  • Caretaker
  • Kitchen assistant
  • Hospital porter


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