Level 2 Adult Care

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. 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. Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings.

Level 2

Up to 12 - 15 months

Maximum Funding for Employers: £3,000

Start Date: Once a month

Entry Requirements:

Undertake the Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service process and provide the result prior to starting.

The individual must meet the 15 standards as set out in the Care Certificate. The Care Quality Commission expects that providers that employ healthcare assistants and social care support workers follow these standards to make sure new staff are supported, skilled and assessed as competent to carry out their roles.

Individuals without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for level 2 English and maths prior to taking the end-point assessment.
For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3 and British Sign Language qualification are an alternative to English qualifications for whom this is their primary language.

Progression Plan:
Job Roles: Care Assistant, Care Worker, Support Worker, Personal Assistant, Relief Team Worker, Support Worker – Supported Living, Key Worker in Residential Settings, Key Worker in Domiciliary Services, Key Worker in Day Services, Home Care Support Worker, Substance Misuse Worker, Learning Disability Support Worker, Mental Health Support Worker, Mental Health Outreach Worker and Re-enablement Worker.

Further Education:
Level 3 Adult Care

Professional recognition and certification:
Level 2 Diploma in Care.

End Point Assessment:
During their EPA, an apprentice will showcase their competency in the knowledge, skills and behaviours and reflect on their achievements. It will also help prepare them for the next stage of their career. The methods used for end-point assessment for this apprenticeship are a situational judgement test and a professional discussion.

For further information, please contact:
tate@ictraining.co.uk
02033 711 041

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