Level 2, professional knowledge & competence based qualification
Where do I study
To be able to show competence in both knowledge and skills, learners will need to be working in an a care role, in an appropriate setting to be able to study for the qualification.
Length of the qualification
Studied over 12-15 months.
The Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship is an integrated programme of knowledge and skills acquisition, developed alongside core behaviours expected of a competent worker operating in a regulated field. The award of the apprenticeship certificate will signify a recognition of competence in a role and enable progression to higher levels of skills development.
What will I learn:
This qualification offers opportunity for holistic delivery and assessment. Learners must achieve 9 mandatory units and 7 optional units. In addition they must already hold or achieve Level 1 in English and Maths, meet the standards of the Care Certificate and work in line with The Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers in England.
What does the course lead to:
Upon completion, learners can enter either the adult care or health workforces. The content is applicable to a variety of roles, including, adult care worker, healthcare assistant/support worker and personal assistant.
How will I be assessed:
The qualification will be assessed using a range of methods. This will include direct observation in the workplace, professional discussion, work products, written assignments and an End Point Assessment (an independent objective and impartial assessment of an apprentice’s knowledge, skills and behaviours etc.)
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