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Apprenticeship - Lead Adult Care Worker - Level 3Apply Now »
This programme enables you to cover:
Adult care practices, principles and standards - including care planning, duty of care, professional boundaries and individual dignity and respect
Supporting individual physical and mental wellbeing to help people live as independently as possible - including individual control and choice and person-centred care
Safeguarding - including addressing personal rights and safety, dealing with abuse, comments and complaints, and whistleblowing
Leadership and team management - including monitoring and reviewing care plans and encouraging others to comply with regulations, policies and procedures
Communication skills - including advocacy, confidentiality and verbal, non-verbal and written communication
Health and safety practices and standards within a care environment - including dealing with accidents, fire safety, hazardous substances and infection control.
The apprenticeship also features Functional Maths and English at Level 2. Overall, 20% of the programme entails off-the-job training.
Be working in a supervisory role
Have completed and achieved a Level 2 Health and Social Care Certificate - or have extensive relevant experience
Have achieved Level 1 qualifications in Maths and English or the equivalent (if you haven't got these qualifications, you will need to be screened and achieve Level 1)
Have received a DBS certificate before training can proceed.
The Level 3 Apprenticeship in Adult Care Worker includes the:
Maths and English Level 2 qualifications (which have to be completed before the end point assessment)
End point assessment which consists of two parts - a professional discussion and a situational judgemental test.
20% of the programme is off-the-job training which can be completed at work.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed via a range of methods which will be planned and discussed with your assessor and employer.
Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?
What can I do after this course?
You can continue progressing your career in the sector.
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