Who Is It For
Learners will need to be at least 16 years of age and be working, to enable them to show competence in both knowledge and skills in a social care setting. You should have been in this setting for a minimum 6 months, unless undertaking an apprenticeship, to have gained the required competence and experience to demonstrate you are working at Level 2. We welcome all learners regardless of race, religion, culture, age, gender and disability religion in accordance with our Equal Opportunities Policy
This apprenticeship standard is aimed at frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives which is at the heart of person centred care. Job roles are varied and determined by and relevant to the type of the service being provided and the person supported. Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings
What Will You Learn
To achieve Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care
To complete the care certificate and self-assessment
Level 1 Maths and English
As a requirement of this Apprenticeship Standard learners will have to complete an end point assessment which includes a multiple choice exam, and a professional discussion with an independent assessor.
Learners will be assigned an assessor who will regularly observe you in your workplace and discuss your work and the work products you use. Besides working closely with your assessor, you will need to work independently to plan your assessments and complete assignments, reflective tasks and written work as needed to meet the learning outcomes and apprenticeship standard.