Adult Care Worker - Intermediate Apprenticeship

Course Code: WW00028

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Course Overview

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 behaviour's expected of all care workers, including:

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

Duration : Between 12 months – 18 Months

Entry Requirements

To apply for the 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 vulnerable people. Applicants must demonstrate a “can do" attitude and have good basic numeracy and literacy skills on which the Apprenticeship will build.

Students considering this standard should be suitable to work safely with vulnerable adults and young people and will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS).

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 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.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

A variety of teaching methods including, one to one support in the work place. Discussions, reflected accounts and practical coaching will cover the majority of assessments during the course. The employer will support the apprentice with 20% off the job training including shadowing and mentoring different responsibilities within the organisation.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of apprenticeships within the College are approved to train and support the students in the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Terms and Conditions

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