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Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship – Level 2

To work in care is to make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. This apprenticeship will help you excel in a rewarding career.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Apprenticeships
Location: Workplace
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 2
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 78
Hours:
Start: Flexible
Workplace

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/adult-care-worker-apprenticeship-level-2
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Course Information for Students

The programme is designed for anyone starting work in a care home environment who needs to achieve a qualification.

You need GCSEs graded 3.

You should be working in a care home environment – but we can help you to secure a role.

Your assessor will support you and explain the different unit options. They could include topics such as: 

  • Safeguarding
  • Wellbeing of the clients
  • How to work professionally and how to remain a competent carer
  • Dignity and respect
  • Equality and diversity
  • Medication
  • Maths and English Level 2

 

 

You will receive 1-1 support from your assessor and your practical learning will be within the working environment. 

You need a laptop. 

  • Observation
  • Underpinning questions
  • Professional discussion
  • Work products
  • End Point Assessment

You could progress to a Level 3 programme.

For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

The course is free for apprentices but your employer will pay 5% of the funding to the College. 

Course Information for Employers

The Level 2 Adult Care apprenticeship entails units such as: 

  • Safeguarding
  • Wellbeing of the clients
  • How to work professionally and how to remain a competent carer
  • Dignity and respect
  • Equality and diversity
  • Medication
  • Maths and English Level 2

Your assessor will support you and your apprentice in choosing the right unit options. 

 

They should have GCSEs graded 3 or above. 

They should be working in a care home environment but we can help you find the right candidate for the role. 

  • Support and training for the apprentice to complete 20% off-the-job training
  • Time to study
  • Completion and signing of reviews in a timely fashion
  • Caring
  • Commitment to working in a care environment
  • Good timekeeping
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Level 2 Adult Care apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills Maths and English
  • Observation
  • Underpinning questions
  • Professional discussion
  • Work products
  • End Point Assessment

Only if they need to do Functional Skills 

No

They can advance to a Level 3 programme.

Care Assistant 

Yes 

If you are an employer and you would like to know more, please email businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk or call 01332 387421

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Senior Care Workers

£18156

Senior Care Workers

Care Workers and Home Carers

£15746

Care Workers and Home Carers

Nurses

£30507

Nurses

Residential, Day and Domiciliary Care Managers and Proprietors

£33825

Residential, Day and Domiciliary Care Managers and Proprietors

Health Services and Public Health Managers and Directors

£51393

Health Services and Public Health Managers and Directors

Social Workers

£33349

Social Workers

Other Welfare and Housing Associate Professionals

£20717

Other Welfare and Housing Associate Professionals

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 24, 2022 12:30 pm