Are you looking for an opportunity to earn while you learn? Then an apprenticeship is right for you! On this Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker Advanced Apprenticeship you can:
For this Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker Advanced Apprenticeship you will need to be aged 16 years or over and must be working or applying to work with a company that has agreed that you will be working as an apprentice. You should also have achieved the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Adult Care.
You will undertake a diagnostic assessment for both maths and English and a free writing exercise prior to enrolment and should gain a Level 1 in both subject areas.
If you have passed maths and English GCSE with a Grade A* to C (grade 4 or above) or functional key skills at Level 2, and can evidence this with certificate/s, you will not need to take the maths and English functional skills qualification within the apprenticeship programme.
As part of this Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker Advanced Apprenticeship you will be taken through the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to be a Lead Adult Care Worker which include:
All learners will have a dedicated trainer/assessor who will plan learning and support you in the Gateway to End Point Assessment. You may be required to attend college and you will receive regular workplace assessments which will assess competency and you will be required to sit a number of exams during the length of the programme in addition to creating a portfolio of learning.
20% of the training will be delivered off the job and this can include: Simulation, online learning or training from employers, shadowing, mentoring, industry visits, attendance at competitions and support in writing assignments.
You will need to pass the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care and have completed the Care Certificate. You will then be independently assessed by a 3rd party through a synoptic end-point assessment which will include two distinct components. Firstly, the completion of a situational judgement test answered through a multiple choice exercise and secondly a professional discussion. The assessment will demonstrate that the apprentice can apply their knowledge, skills and behaviours in an integrated way and will satisfy the requirements for the award of an apprenticeship certificate.
On successful completion of the Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker Advanced Apprenticeship, you can progress to a Level 4 Lead Practitioner in Adult Care.