Lead Adult Care Worker - Advanced Apprenticeship
Faculty of Healthcare, Childcare and Public Services
Faculty Level Location Length Ask Apply
Healthcare, Childcare and Public Services Level 3 Hele Building 24 Months

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

A Lead Adult Care Worker Apprentice will offer frontline support for vulnerable adults a home, day care centre, residential or nursing home, and other healthcare setting. You will also provide leadership, guidance and direction for others who may be less experienced.

What topics will I study?

Topics will include:

  • Understanding the importance of communication between patients and team members
  • Support and enable individuals to achieve their personal aims and goals
  • How to lead and support others • Understand what 'duty of care' means
  • Identify, respond to and escalate changes to physical, social and emotional needs of individuals
  • Recognise potential signs of different forms of abuse
  • Learn Health and Safety practices for self, employer and workers, and recognise unsafe environments
  • Breaking down communication barriers
  • How to monitor, plan and review a care plan in response to changing physical, social and emotional needs of individuals

What experiences will I get?

You will benefit from links with companies across Devon and gain invaluable skills within industry. 

What are the entry requirements?

Maths and English GCSE, grade C/4 (or equivalent). You will be required to complete a DBS check. If you do not have these qualifications our team will support you to gain these skills alongside your apprenticeship.

What facilities are there?

  • Our dedicated staff have a wealth of experience and expertise, having all worked in the sector, which will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in your career.
  • Learn within a nurturing environment where you are given the opportunity to reach your full potential.

What can the course lead on to?

Some apprentices go into employment OR progress on to the Level 4 Care and Leadership Management Apprenticeship

Are there any additional costs?

What support can I get?

You will have a dedicated Skills Officer who you can contact at any time. They will visit you in the workplace every 10 weeks to carry out a progress review with you and your employer.

What will this training cost me?

This can vary depending on the age of the Apprentice and the size of an organisation. There will be no cost to the Apprentice.


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