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Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship

Subject Area

Health & Social Care

Student Type

Apprenticeships

Study Mode

Part Time

What is the apprenticeship about?

The Adult Care Worker Level 2, is an apprenticeship suited to the Health and Social Care Sector. The apprentice will develop their knowledge and understanding of care standards and the importance of the delivery of care to support individuals within various settings, such as residential, elderly mentally impaired (EMI), nursing and supported living.

The apprentice will begin to develop their skills, understanding and working practices within the responsibilities of their role, required legislation, regulations, codes of practice and standards set by Care Quality Commission (CQC)

In their daily role, the apprentice will work with, not only their colleagues, but interact with a wide range of health care professionals including managers, District Nurses, GP’s/Consultants and Rehabilitation Professionals, such as SALT, Physiotherapists, Occupational Health, Podiatrists and various members of a hospital care and discharge team. The apprentice will work as a member of a supportive team within their setting as a frontline member of staff, improving the quality of life of those they support.

Why should I choose this apprenticeship?

This apprenticeship is for individuals who are looking to begin a career in Health and Social Care. They will gain an understanding of the fundamentals of the 15 standards of the Care Certificate, a Level 2 Diploma in Care and self-assessment in preparation for their End Point Assessment.

What will I learn?

Key topics include:

  • Importance of handling information,
  • Legislation and supporting regulations
  • Manual handling
  • How to support with social and personal needs.

In addition, sector specific training such as dementia, acquired brain/spinal injury, supporting therapy services through rehabilitation plans, end of life, safeguarding and possible clinical skills.

How is the apprenticeship delivered?

The apprenticeship is mainly work-based learning. However, there will also be elements that will be delivered through a classroom setting., these include legislation, safeguarding, Person centered approached and equality & diversity.

In addition, one to one sessions will take place in the workplace to complete Progress Reviews, Work-based Observations, Recorded Professional Discussions, Retrospective Observations and the assessment of workplace product evidence.

What will the apprenticeship lead on to?

Upon achievement, apprentices may choose to continue their studies with a higher-level Apprenticeship (Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker)

Completion of the Adult Care worker apprenticeship is a license to work in the care sector.

What support is available?

You will be allocated a designated apprenticeship coach to guide you through your apprenticeship. We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support

Why should I choose to study this apprenticeship with Warrington & Vale Royal College?

We are one of the top performing further education college for apprenticeships. More than 9 out of 10 of our apprentices continue in employment or receive a promotion once they have finished their apprenticeship. We also have a dedicated matching service where we match your skills to a suitable employer, and our experienced team will work with you to guide you through your apprenticeship.

What are the entry requirements?

Entry requirements for this apprenticeship programme are GCSE grades 9-4, or level 2 functional skills qualifications in English and maths. We will consider those who need to resit either their English or maths qualification, however those that need to resit both will not meet the entry requirements for this apprenticeship programme.

If you are required to resit either English or maths, you will be invited to undertake an initial assessment. If deemed suitable, you must be willing to achieve your level 2 English/maths qualification before the end of the apprenticeship programme as part of your study.

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Course options

Starts Aug 2023

Duration
15 Months
Class Times
TBC
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
TBC
Adult Fee
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16-18 Fee
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