Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship

Dynamic Training UK
Delivery Method: Blended

This apprenticeship provides an ideal entry into the occupation and supports progression within the sector.

Programme qualifications and requirements

  • Level 2 Diploma in Adult Care
  • Undertake the Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service process and provide the result prior to starting.
  • The Care Certificate
  • Completion of a self-assessment exercise.
  • Achieve Level 1 English and maths (if not held)

This apprenticeship usually takes 12 months to complete during which a learner will gain key attributes, behaviours and knowledge expected of an adult care worker.

Key attributes and behaviours expected of an adult care worker are:

  • Care – is caring consistently and enough about individuals to make a positive difference to their lives
  • Compassion – is delivering care and support with kindness, consideration, dignity and respect
  • Courage – is doing the right thing for people and speaking up if the individual they support is at risk
  • Communication – good communication is central to successful caring relationships and effective team working
  • Competence – is applying knowledge and skills to provide high quality care and support
  • Commitment – to improving the experience of people who need care and support ensuring it is person centred

During an apprenticeship, you must gain knowledge in:

  • The job role, main tasks and responsibilities
  • The importance of communication
  • Promoting health and wellbeing of individuals you support and work colleagues
  • The importance of the right values and behaviours
  • How to support individuals to remain safe from harm (safeguarding)
  • How to work professionally, including your own professional development

During your apprenticeship, you must gain skills to:

  • Undertake the main tasks in your job, and responsibilities
  • Communicate clearly and responsibly
  • Champion health and wellbeing for the individuals you support and for work colleagues
  • Treat people with respect and dignity and honour their human rights
  • Support individuals to remain safe from harm
  • Work professionally and seek to develop your own professional development

As an apprentice, you will participate in training, development and on-going review activities.

End point assessment

The End point assessment is undertaken by an independent assessment organisation chosen by an employer and comprises of a situational judgement test and a professional discussion. In order to complete and achieve an apprenticeship, you will need to pass both components.

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