As an Adult Care Worker you will form part of the frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs, to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible. To work in care is to make a positive difference to someones life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges.
You will need to have the right values and behaviours developing competences and skills to provide high quality compassionate care and support. Job roles are varied and include residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person's own home or some clinical healthcare settings.
As an apprentice you will learn about adult care practices, principles and standards, including;
The course will equip you with a variety of skills and knowledge to provide frontline care for vulnerable adults. This will include:
For more information please visit the Insitute of Apprenticeships.
You will need:
All applicants must have an interview and assessment in English and Maths to confirm that the apprenticeship is suitable for them.
Employers may also set additional entry requirements, as a prerequisite to working with them.
Apprenticeships are assessed by classroom study coursework and assessments along with on-the-job practicals.
On completion of this course, you can progress onto further study in this field or into a career in the health and social care sector.