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Adult Care Worker - Intermediate Apprenticeship

Summary

This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working with adults in health and social care environments. It covers a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health care procedures. The apprentice will develop personal attributes and behaviours expected of all care workers, including: Care Compassion Courage Communication Competence Commitment Duration : Between 12 months – 18 Months

Next course dates

Start date Location Duration / Fees
01 Aug 2023
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01 Aug 2024
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Where can this subject lead?

Career progression

After achievement of this standard you may be able to progress to a lead adult care work standard.  Alternatively there may be the following job opportunities:

  • Care assistant’s workers in residential settings or supported living
  • Healthcare support workers in community and primary care environments
  • Healthcare assistants in acute health environments
  • Care support workers in domiciliary services

Key information

Entry Requirements

There are no mandatory . Applicants must demonstrate a “can do" attitude and have good basic numeracy and literacy skills.

To be an apprentice you need to be working a minimum of 30 hours per week in the related occupation of your chosen apprenticeship and be at least 16 years old.  Our Skills Coaches and Careers team can support you with this and we often have a good selection of employers looking to recruit an apprentice.

Extra costs and equipment

There may be an employer contribution of 10% needed towards the total cost of the apprenticeship.  Students or employers are required to pay for a DBS check. B&FC will cover your learning materials including access to an electronic portfolio.

Terms and Conditions

Read our full terms and conditions.

What will I learn?

Industry placement, field trips and guest speakers

Students should be at least 16 years old and in, or about to commence, employment in a new or changed job role for a minimum of 30 hours per week. Where an employer cannot offer 30 hours per week of employment due to working practices, the duration of the Apprenticeship must be increased relative to the reduction in hours.

How will I be assessed?

How will I be assessed?

The apprentice will need to complete:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Care Certificate
  • Level 1 Maths and English
  • Collect witness testimonies from their employer
  • A professional discussion as part of their end point assessment
  • A situational judgement task                                              

This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when

  • Working with adults in health and social care environments

Supporting individuals with their

  • Physical needs
  • Emotional care needs,
  • Daily living needs and health care procedures.

The apprentice will develop personal attributes and behaviour's expected of all care workers, including:

  • Care
  • Compassion
  • Courage
  • Communication
  • Competence
  • Commitment
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