Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship


The Adult Care Worker apprenticeship is suitable for people currently in a role or at the start of their career, who want to give frontline care for vulnerable adults. This care can be provided in settings such as their own homes, day-care centres and residential & nursing homes.

You will gain the expertise to deliver outstanding care and develop the skills needed to excel in your role.

A caring approach to physical and emotional support will be at the heart of the personalised and inclusive service you will provide. You will gain confidence in your ability to support the development of those who are in your care.

Following successful completion you can undertake the Lead Adult Care worker Apprenticeship or the Level 3 Diplomas in Adult Care. This qualification is aimed at people who wish to work, or are working, in a lead adult care worker role in health and social care settings in England. You will develop the knowledge and skills needed when working in a lead adult care worker role in care settings covering a wide range of areas including supporting individuals with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health and social care procedures. 

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Entry requirements

You should be at least 16 years old. Have a job as an apprentice in a Health & Social Care setting for a minimum of 30 hours a week (this will include one day in College per week). You must pass an initial assessment in English & maths.

Please note, unless you already have grades 9-4 in maths and English, you will need to study up to Level 2 in these subjects. You will need to attend an interview. Hold a clear Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check at the start of the course.

Progression Information

After your apprenticeship, you could secure work and progress within your chosen career or choose to train further with the Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 Apprenticeship.


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