About this course

The Lead Adult Care Worker apprenticeship is for people who deliver, or supervise the delivery of, frontline care for vulnerable adults.

This applies to those providing care to adults within their own homes, daycare centres, residential and nursing homes, and other healthcare settings.

This apprenticeship has been designed to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours that your employee needs to excel in their lead adult care job role. In addition to delivering excellent person-centred care in line with your organisation’s culture, they’ll gain the expertise to exercise judgement and provide leadership, guidance and direction to team members.

In addition to care delivery and monitoring health, key areas studied include creating and developing personalised care plans, championing health and wellbeing, the importance of the many means of communication, safeguarding, ‘duty of care’, and understanding values and behaviours such as dignity and diversity.

Suitable for people already working in health and social care, this apprenticeship supports progression within the sector. Typical job roles include senior carer, personal care assistant, and support worker.


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Course details

  • Entry requirements: Set by employer
  • Duration: 12 - 24 months
  • Course delivery: Blended – direct teaching and self-directed learning

Employers will determine their own entry requirements for an employee to commence this apprenticeship, but general entry requirements apply.

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As an apprentice, you’ll gain a highly regarded qualification, valuable work experience and get paid!

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