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Lead Adult Care Apprenticeship Level 3

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    Level 3

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    24 Months

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    Flexible

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    September 2019

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Our Level 3 (Advanced) Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship is a nationally recognised course involving the use of advanced adult care working techniques and training, offering you the opportunity to gain hands on industry experience.

This Apprenticeship is a national recognised qualification that is design to guide and develop your skills within health and social care.

What will I do?

During the apprenticeship you will learn to help individuals with their care and support needs. Lead adult care workers will be able to provide supervisions, frontline leadership skills and direction for others.

You will learn about the behaviours expected in the care sector which include-

  • Compassion
  • Care
  • Communication
  • Commitment
  • Competence
  • Person centred care and values

You will also gain valuable skills which include

  • Empathy
  • Effective person-centred skills
  • Time management
  • Organisation skills

Upon completion of the apprenticeship you will gain the following recognised qualifications –

  • QCF Diploma Adult Care – accredited – Pass level
  • Care Certificate – non-accredited

The Apprenticeship consists of several elements, which have been identified by employers as an appropriate set of skills to operate in their chosen job role.

These elements are:
Maths - Level 1 or Level 2 Functional Skills, unless an equivalent qualification has already been achieved.

English - Level 1 or Level 2 Functional Skills, unless an equivalent qualification has already been achieved.

Vocational Element (Knowledge) - most Apprenticeship include off-the-job study for a technical certificate which is usually done at College.

Vocational Element (Competence) - all Apprenticeships include on-the-job training and assessment leading to a competence based vocational qualification.

On some Apprenticeships, the knowledge and competence elements are combined into one qualification.

There are no formal entry qualifications for the Level 3 (Advanced) Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship, although there is an initial assessment that will take place.

You must also be working within a health and social care environment for a minimum of 30 hours a week.

As a college we can support you within finding a placement please contact the relevant department.

The Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship will take you 18-24 months to complete. You will complete the course in the workplace.

As an Apprentice, you will pay no course fees. However, your employer may have to pay towards your training as well as providing you with a wage (please see below).

For information regarding employer contributions and any further costs related to the Apprenticeship programme, please call our dedicated Apprenticeship team on 01205 365701 ext 3248

All Apprentices will receive a minimum wage of £3.70 per hour within their first year of training from their employer, although they can, and often do, pay more.

In the second and subsequent years of an Apprenticeship programme, the following applies:

Under 18s – the required national minimum wage of £4.20 per hour.

18–20 year olds - the required national minimum wage of £5.90 per hour.

21-24 year olds - the required national minimum wage of £7.38 per hour.

25 year olds and over – the required national minimum wage of £7.83 per hour.

If you are an employer and want to find out more information regarding employer contributions and any further costs related to the Apprenticeship programme, please call our dedicated Apprenticeship team on 01205 365701 ext. 3248

You will be supported through one-to-one delivery. Individual feedback will be given to enable you to achieve relevant milestones throughout the training programme to ensure successful complete of the End Point Assessment (EPA) which comprises:

  • A multiple choice test
  • A professional discussion (45 minutes)
  • A completed evidenced portfolio, along with an interview

You will also be supported in your workplace through regular meetings between you and your assessor which will include, but not be limited to, professional discussion, observations, written work feedback and action planning, all relating to the expected outcomes of the Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Standard.

Successful completion of the advanced level apprenticeship provides the suitable level of occupational competence to meet regulatory and registration requirements for the sector.

There is also an opportunity for Apprentices to go on to further study at higher levels.

How to Apply.

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Creating an account is easy, just click ‘Apply for this course’ below.

If you live outside of the UK and would like to apply for this course, please complete the International Enquiry Form.

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