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Lead Practitioner in Adult Care Level 4 Apprenticeship

Programme Type: Higher Apprenticeship Standard
Availability: All areas

Is it for me?

If you would like to gain new knowledge and skills to guide and inspire team members to make positive differences to someone's life and contribute to promoting and sustaining a values based culture at an operational level this Apprenticeship is for you.
Essential Information
Entry Requirements
No formal entry requirements
Course Length
18 months
Start Date
Set by the employer
Qualifications Achievable
  • Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care
  • Maths & English Level 2 if required
Location(s)
Mainly in the workplace. Some knowledge sessions and testing may take place at one of our campuses.

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.

Overview

A Lead Practitioner requires a greater depth of knowledge and expertise of particular conditions experienced by service users. This Apprenticeship will enable you to develop skills and knowledge allowing you to lead in areas such as care needs assessment, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, rehabilitation, telecare and assistive technology. You will also develop your ability to coach and mentor others and assess performance and quality of care.
What will I learn?

During this Apprenticeship you will gain new skills and knowledge in a wide range of areas including statutory frameworks, standards, guidance and Codes of Practice to enable you to  support and mentor colleagues. You will learn about the principles of assessment, outcome based practice, risk management and how to develop effective communication solutions to overcome barriers. This programme also provides the competencies required to develop effective teams, help individuals reflect on their practice to identify development needs and contribute to the induction of new staff by helping them to gain the knowledge they need to be effective in their role.

What is included in the Diploma?

The Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care is made up of mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units listed below cover core competencies.

Mandatory units: ■ communication ■ personal development ■ values and behaviours ■ health and wellbeing ■ responsibilities ■ safeguarding.

There are a range of optional units to choose from which allow you to tailor this qualification to your needs, interests and workplace setting these include the following:

Optional units: ■ learning disability services ■ end of life care ■ dementia care ■ residential care ■ domiciliary care ■ healthcare support ■ leadership

How will I be assessed?

During your Apprenticeship you will work closely with your Training Consultant who will provide continuous assessment and feedback to ensure you develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours you need to successfully complete your Level 4 Diploma and Apprenticeship Standard. On completion of your apprenticeship you will demonstrate what you have learnt through an observation and professional discussion.

Need to go deeper into the details of this Apprenticeship?

Full, up-to-date details of this Apprenticeship can be found on the Institute for Apprenticeships website here:

What can I do after this Apprenticeship?

Following successful completion of your apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to progress to the Leader in Adult Care Level 5 Apprenticeship.

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.

Contact us now and get onto your career-boosting Apprenticeship

Newport Old Grammar School Campus: 01983 533926

Portsmouth Lakeside Campus 02392 374752