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Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship

This new Level 4 apprenticeship is ideal for anyone who wants to take their career to more senior levels in a home care environment.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Apprenticeships
Location: Offsite
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 2
Interview Required?: Y
Offsite

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

This apprenticeship is aimed at anyone working in a home care environment as a supervisor who wants to progress. Ideally you would have completed the Level 2 Adult Care qualification but – if you have a degree of experience – this will be taken into consideration.

You will need to have a good standard of English and maths. 

You should be aged 19+ and should have GCSEs graded 3/D or Functional Skills Level 1 in Maths and English. If you haven’t achieved these qualifications, you will need to be screened for maths and English and will have to achieve a Level 1, enabling you to complete a Level 2 during the apprenticeship.

You also need a Care certificate but we can support you with this.

You should be working in a care environment but, again, we can support you with this. 

Examples of what the apprenticeship covers include:

  • The importance of communication
  • Duty of care
  • How to champion wellbeing
  • The importance of safeguarding
  • Health and safety responsibilities and how to action these processes to ensure the environment is safe
  • Personal support and care plan for the elderly
  • Equality and diversity
  • Maths and English Level 2 unless exempt
  • 1-1 support from your assessor
  • Independent study
  • Resources provided by the College and accessed on a Teams site

You need a laptop. 

  • Observation
  • Professional discussion
  • Underpinning knowledge questions
  • Products of work
  • External End Point Assessment

You could advance to a Level 4 programme, depending on your job role. 

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

There is no cost to the apprentice but a 5% cost of the funding to the employer. 

Course Information for Employers

This is a Level 3 apprenticeship ideal for any members of your team wanting to progress from Level 2.

Examples of the range of subjects they will cover include:

  • The importance of communication
  • Duty of care
  • How to champion wellbeing
  • The importance of safeguarding
  • Health and safety responsibilities and how to action these processes to ensure the environment is safe
  • Personal support and care plan for the elderly
  • Equality and diversity
  • Maths and English Level 2 (unless exempt)

The apprenticeship entails 20% off-the-job training and an End Point Assessment. 

The apprentice should be aged 19+, have a Care certificate and have a Level 2 qualification or experience. 

  • Support and training
  • Paid time for the apprentice to study and attend College if they need to complete Functional Skills
  • Communication with the assessor
  • Reviews to be completed and signed in a timely fashion
  • Empathy
  • Caring attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good time keeping
  • Commitment to learning
  • Level 3 Adult Care
  • Level 2 Maths and English, unless exempt
  • End Point Assessment
  • Observation
  • Professional discussion
  • Underpinning knowledge questions
  • Products of work 
  • External End Point Assessment 

Only if they need to complete their Functional Skills. 

No

They could advance to Level 4 programmes, depending on their job role. 

Supervisor 

 

You may already have someone in your organisation or someone has come to you direct asking for an apprenticeship. However, if you don’t, we have a free recruitment service to help you hire the best candidate for your organisation from our talent pool and can provide external advertising through social media and the National Apprenticeship Service’s website.

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

Care Escorts

£9379

Care Escorts

Other Welfare and Housing Associate Professionals

£20717

Other Welfare and Housing Associate Professionals

Health Services and Public Health Managers and Directors

£51393

Health Services and Public Health Managers and Directors

Social Workers

£33349

Social Workers

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