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Early Intervention Practitioner Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship Standard [Shropshire]

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This apprenticeship starts in May 2024. It takes 12 months to complete (excluding the End-point Assessment duration).

Entry requirements

There are no prior qualifications needed to enrol on this course but English and Maths GCSE at grade C/4 is desirable.

You will achieve

Early Intervention Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard.

Course overview

This apprenticeship will develop knowledge and skills needed when working in statutory or voluntary organisations when providing person-centred, early intervention approaches and services to support individuals across all age ranges, from pre-birth to end of life.

An Early Intervention Practitioner is responsible for identifying and sourcing the right intervention at the right time in an individual’s life to achieve mutually agreed outcomes. They work in many different environments within the community depending on the types of individuals they are supporting and may visit an individual in their home environment or meet in a neutral location of the individual’s choosing.

Early Intervention Practitioners offer practical help and emotional support to individuals experiencing a range of problems to help them overcome concerns or barriers impacting their daily lives, such as alcohol, drug or gambling misuse, behavioural issues, mobility issues and learning difficulties. They provide impartial information, advice, support and guidance to individuals and others impacted by the individual’s circumstances, such as their family and friends.

Throughout the apprenticeship, you will learn safeguarding, managing early intervention cases, conflict management, theoretical perspectives, referral management and reflective practice.

Course content

There are 11 duties which will be achieved within 12 months:

  • Managing working relationships
  • Risk management and safeguarding
  • Managing early intervention cases
  • Conflict management and resolution
  • Theoretical perspectives
  • Evidence based practice
  • Digital technology
  • Professional development and supervision
  • Referral and transition management
  • Mentoring and coaching

To find out more please contact us by calling 0774 2234 85 or emailing: shropshireapps@barnsley.ac.uk

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All work is completed through assignments and work-based observation with your employer. After every College session, you will be set a new assignment. Once completed, you will upload this to Aptem ready for marking.

You will require access to a computer to complete and upload assignments onto the Aptem system.

Face-to-face delivery will be in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Online courses can be delivered nationwide and delivery will take place every four weeks.

After completing this apprenticeship typical progression routes are Assistant Social Worker, Early Intervention Advisor, Pastoral and School Inclusion Officer, Family Support Worker and various other roles.

Complimentary Social Care apprenticeships that may provide suitable routes for further education and training at a higher level or in a more specialised capacity, include:

  • Level 4 Lead Practitioner in Adult Care
  • Level 5 Leader in Adult Care
  • Level 4 Children, Young People and Families Practitioner
  • Level 5 Children, Young People and Families Manager

Extra information

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Having good English and Maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and Maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and Maths we can help you do that too.

Need a higher level Maths qualification? We offer a Level 3 Mathematical Studies (Core Maths).

This can be added to your study programme.

If you need any further information, please contact our friendly Information Team.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Apprenticeship Standards Information

Duration (norm): 12 months

Delivery Model: Face-to-face delivery will be in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Online courses can be delivered nationwide and delivery will take place every four weeks.

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