Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship
About this course

As a Lead Adult Care Worker, you will make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges through exercising judgment, and taking appropriate action to support individuals with their needs.

Lead Adult Care Workers have delegated responsibility for the standard of care and may supervise the work of other care workers in order to comply with expected standards and behaviours.

You will need to be able to communicate with others effectively, as Lead Adult Care workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres or some clinical healthcare settings.

You will need to display care, compassion, competence and commitment to the role.

What will I learn?

During this apprenticeship, you will learn a range of attributes such as the importance of having the right values and behaviours, the importance of communication, how to champion health and wellbeing, and how to work professionally.

Entry requirements

Learners are required to complete the Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service process and provide the result prior to starting. The Care Certificate must be achieved as part of the Apprenticeship Standard.

All learners must have at least a Level 2 in English, Maths and ICT.

Study, assessment and qualifications

This course has a duration period of 12 – 24 months.

Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF). This is the qualification that is promoted and valued by employers.

Additional costs and information

You may wish to purchase some books to aide with your studies.

What could I do next?

Learners could prgoress onto completing a Level 4 in Adult Care Diploma, or could undertake some Distance LEarning courses for professional development. This qualification could also lead you into employment in the Health and Social Care sector.

Apprenticeships and Adult Education Funded Courses
The College’s Adult funded courses and apprenticeships prior to 1st May 2017 and apprenticeships with non-levy paying employers post 1st May 2017, are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency and part financed by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF). ESF supports activities to extend employment opportunities and develop a skilled workforce.