Apprenticeship Standard for an Adult Care Worker

Apprenticeship Standard for an Adult Care Worker

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Apprenticeship Standard for an Adult Care Worker

The Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship is an integrated programme of knowledge and skills acquisition, developed alongside core behaviours expected of a competent worker operating in a regulated field. The award of the apprenticeship certificate will show the individuals competence in the role and enable progression to higher levels of skills development.

Duration 12 - 18 months
Study mode Full Time
Start date Various
Campus Workplace/ College
Course code 71855-01
Fee £3,000

What you learn

You will be covering the following units include:

Competence qualification:

L2 Diploma in Health and Social Care

Care Certificate

Functional Skills qualifications:

Level 1 Functional Skill in English

Level 1 Functional Skill in maths


Benefits / Skills you will develop

Apprenticeships give you the opportunity to work for a real employer, earn a real salary and gain a real qualification whilst gaining valuable workplace skills and experience.

How you will be assessed

One day a month at college, the workplace, in small groups or one to one delivery.

You will be assessed on your working practice through observations and a portfolio of evidence.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

All apprentices must be employed and working in a role that meets the competence requirements of the framework. Our experienced, qualified staff will support your staff to achieve their framework. Depending on the employer this apprenticeship can be delivered either in your workplace or you will attend college on day release/evening.

Entry requirements

Candidates should have GCSE A-E maths and English or equivalent, or achieve L1 at the initial English and maths assessments to enrol onto the programme. If candidates do not achieve L1, support is available in college to upskill in these areas prior to enrolment onto the programme.

What's next

You could work in various roles to provide care and support in a range of settings, including, care assistant, support worker, keyworker or personal assistant.

Campus Locations

Your workplace

Nearest train station

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