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Adult Care Worker - Apprenticeship (Standard)

Level 2
Course Code:
Workplace Learning
Up to two years

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. Adult Care Workers need to have the right values and behaviours developing competences and skills to provide high quality compassionate care and support. They are the frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs.

This apprenticeship is delivered entirely at the workplace


On this apprenticeship you will learn adult care practices, principles and standards.

This will include care planning; duty of care, professional boundaries and individual dignity and respect supporting individual physical and mental well-being to help people live as independently as possible.
You will complete The Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2 (England) with the support of the assessor.

There is a synoptic end point assessment which will include two distinct components - the completion of a situational judgement test answered through a multiple choice exercise, and a professional discussion.

To achieve the final certification you must have successfully completed the end point assessment, in addition to the Care Certificate and Diploma.
You will have full access to the college facilities.
Any requirements for your first session will be discussed with you, by either a member of the enrolment team or your tutor on their initial contact.
Please contact the Advice & Guidance Centre on 01271 852422 for more information.
Q: After the units are chosen, can they be changed during the apprenticeship?
A: The mandatory units are fixed, but the optional units can be changed should the need arrive as long as the reason why has been recorded for audit purposes and the apprentice has enough time to complete the unit.

Q: Is the Diploma available not as an apprenticeship?
A: Yes, the Diploma is available by the means of other funding methods. Please contact us for more information.

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