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Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 Apprenticeship
Is it for me?
- Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
- Care Certificate
- Maths & English Level 2 if required
Which roles will the Apprenticeship prepare me for?
Typical job titles include Care Officer, Care Supervisor, Senior Care Worker, Supervising Care Worker, Senior Support Worker, Relief Team Leader, Social Work Assistant, Social Services Officer, Outreach Development Worker, Community Support Worker, Community Outreach Worker, Community Development Worker, Family Support Worker or Personal Assistant. You may also gain the skills you need to specialise in a variety of areas such as learning disability, mental health, drug and alcohol misuse, homecare, dementia and end-of-life care.
What subjects will I study?
During your Apprenticeship you will develop a wide range of new skills and knowledge in areas relevant to the context of the service in which you work. These include supporting with social activities, monitoring health, assisting with eating, mobility and personal care in accordance with their personal care/support plan. You will gain the confidence you need to take on additional responsibilities including the leadership and support of colleagues ensuring they work within safe, clear professional boundaries and legal requirements.
What does the Diploma include?
This Diploma is made up of mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units listed below cover core competencies.
■ personal development
■ values and behaviours
■ health and wellbeing
There are a wide range of optional units to choose from which allow you to choose from to enable you to tailor the qualification to your needs, interests and your workplace setting including:
■ learning disability services
■ end of life care
■ dementia care
■ residential care
■ domiciliary care
■ healthcare support
How will I be assessed?
Throughout your Apprenticeship your Training Consultant will provide continuous assessment, feedback and support to ensure you successfully complete all elements of your diploma and apprenticeship standard. On completion of training you will demonstrate the new skills and knowledge you have gained through a multiple choice test and professional discussion.
What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?
From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.