Adult Care Worker Level 2

Health & Social Care

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Overview of Role

Adult Care Workers are the frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives.

To work in care is to make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. Adult Care Workers need to have the right values and behaviours, developing competences and skills to provide high quality, compassionate care and support.

They are the frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives which is at the heart of person centred care.

For more information on the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to fulfil this role, please visit https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/adult-care-worker/.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but each employer might state their own requirements.

Duration

The apprenticeship will typically take between 12 and 18 months to complete.

Delivery

Apprentices will complete work-based learning and will be paid a wage, gaining valuable knowledge and experience. In-house training will be provided by the employer with an Assessor visiting and supporting in the work place. Further training will be provided at the Isle of Wight College, depending on the needs of the learner and the employer. This method of delivery allows for a flexible approach which is tailored to each apprenticeship.

Qualification

Level 2 Diploma in Care.

Assessment

The Apprenticeship will end with an End Point Assessment (EPA). This measures the skills, knowledge and behaviours each apprentice has developed. Employers will decide when the apprentice is ready to be assessed.

The End Point Assessment consists of:

  • Situational Judgement Test
  • Professional Discussion

Career Progression

This apprenticeship provides an ideal entry into the occupation and supports progression within the sector. Apprentices may progress into a supervisory or team leader role.

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