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Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Level 3 Standard

  • 3

    Level
    Level 3

  • Duration
    2 years

  • Start Date
    August 2019

  • Venue
    Ipswich Road

  • Course Code
    E0191

Start Date

  • August 2019, Apprenticeship

Summary

As a Lead Adult Care Worker you will make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. You will be expected to exercise judgement and take appropriate action to support individuals to maintain their independence, dignity and control. By providing leadership, guidance and direction at the frontline of care delivery you will be instrumental in improving the health and wellbeing of those receiving care and support. Lead Adult Care Workers will in some circumstances have delegated responsibility for the standard of care provided and may supervise the work of other care workers. This exercising of autonomy and accountability means leading and supporting others to comply with expected standards and behaviours.

Course Content includes:

  • Communication
  • Health intervention
  • Health, safety and security
  • Personal and people development
  • Work to best practice
  • Treat people with dignity
  • Respect individual’s diversity, beliefs, values

You will complete the Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Standard.

  • This Apprenticeship will involve college attendance and off the job training.
  • You will also develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours.
  • You need to have an employer to support your Apprenticeship and be employed in a relevant job role.
  • The typical length of this Apprenticeship course is 24 months.
  • This course has multiple start dates throughout the year.

Contact our Apprenticeship Team to find out when our next course start date is.

If you already have an employer for your Apprenticeship, or would like more information on how to find an Apprenticeship, please click Apply Now.

If you are an Employer who is looking to recruit an Apprentice or already have someone you would like to enrol onto the Apprenticeship course, please contact our Apprenticeship Team on 01603 773365 or email EmployerPartnerships@CCN.ac.uk to discuss next steps.

Why Our College?

Get paid to train

Apprenticeships provide fantastic career opportunities and allow you to get a qualification and earn money at the same time

Designed for opportunity

94% of apprentices stay in work after finishing an apprenticeship, and 47% have received a promotion

Hands on learning

We work closely with employers to deliver training both on and off the job. In most cases, you’ll come into college one day a week, as well as getting planned training and development with a mentor in the workplace

Entry Requirements

  • Apprentices will need to undertake an Enhanced DBS and also meet the 15 standards as set out within the Care Certificate.
  • In order to enrol onto an Apprenticeship, you need to be employed in a relevant job role and undertake a range of tasks which would enable you to complete the Apprenticeship qualification.

If an apprentice has not achieved GCSE English and Maths Grade 4/C, they will need to achieve Level 2 Functional Skills in these subjects at college before taking their End Point Assessment.

Learning Outcomes

For the full Apprenticeship, learners will complete:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) in England (QCF)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (QCF)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English.

Assessment

Training and assessments are delivered in the workplace and in college. Apprentices will be required to attend college-based sessions as part of their training, whilst also completing off-the-job training in the workplace. You will also complete assessments and observations in the workplace.

You will need to complete Level 2 Maths and English before End Point Assessment.

At the end of the Apprenticeship you will complete an End Point Assessment which will comprise of:

  • Situational Judgement Test – answered through a multiple choice exercise.
  • Professional Discussion – using a range of evidence sources including self assessment and testimonies

To achieve final certification the apprentices must have completed and achieved these end point assessments in addition to the Care Certificate and Diploma.

Progression

Progression onto a Higher Apprenticeship or a higher level of study or employment.

Career Progression

Successful candidates may progress within the workplace.

Fees

Apprenticeship course fees are subject to the age of the apprentice, the payroll of the employer and the number of employees. Course fees are paid by the employer and not the apprentice. Employers who take on an apprentice aged between 16-18 years old, or with an Educational Health Care Plan, will receive an Incentive Payment to help cover their costs. To discuss Apprenticeship course fees, employers should contact the Apprenticeship Team on 0800 328 3616 or email employerpartnerships@ccn.ac.uk.

For more information on recruiting an apprentice or if you would like to train your existing staff please contact our Apprenticeships Team on 0800 328 3616 or email employerpartnerships@ccn.ac.uk