Lead Adult Care Worker - Advanced Apprenticeship
Course Code: WW00027
Study level: Apprenticeship
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This qualification develops the knowledge and skills needed when working with adults in health and social care environments. As a lead adult care worker you will make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical or social challenges. Lead adult care workers may have delegated responsibility for the standard of care provided and may supervise the work of other care workers. You will be expected to comply with standards and behaviour's. 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 behaviour's expected of all care workers, including:
Duration 18-24 Months
To apply for the Lead Adult Care worker apprenticeship standard there are no mandatory entry requirements. However, Employers are looking to attract applicants who have a keen interest in the care of adults and young people. Applicants must demonstrate a “can do" attitude and have good numeracy and literacy skills on which the Apprenticeship will build.
Students considering this stanadrd should be suitable to work safely with children and young people and will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS). Students on this standard must have the relevant knowledge and experience of working in the adult care sector previously.
You will be invited to attend an Interview with the related Curriculum area to give advice and guidance about the job role and qualification. You will be required to undertake initial assessments in Maths and English. 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 18 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.
Teaching and Learning Methods
A variety of teaching methods including, one to one support in the work place. Discussions, reflected accounts and practical observations will cover the majority of assessments during the course. You will also be supported by your employer to contribute to various 20% off the job training activities such as shadowing and mentoring.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
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