Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship | Weston College

Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship

What will I do on this course?

You will demonstrate a range of excellent skills such as helping adults with care and support needs to 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.

You will undertake the new adult care worker apprenticeship standard and work towards developing your skills and knowledge. This could include skills such as rights, values and behaviours, respect and dignity, communication, safeguarding and how to work professionally. You will also complete a Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults).

How will I be assessed?

We will assess your practical skills and observe you at work. Your personal assessor will visit you at work to review your progress and make sure you are on target to get your qualifications.

What could I do after this course?

You can increase your skills with the Advanced Apprenticeship in Lead Adult Care Worker or a Level 3 qualification in the healthcare sector.


Entry Requirements

There are no other formal qualifications required to start this apprenticeship but you will be assessed to ensure you have the ability to complete the English and maths qualifications to at least Level 1. You must undertake a recognised enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Course Level

Level 2

iAn interview is required for this course.

All you need to know about course dates and times

Throughout the year
18 - 24 Months
Course code APPCWPF1SA

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Ella Jones-Loates, Health and Social care


Ella Jones-Loates

“I enjoyed my course very much, particularly the teachers and the friends I've made”

Former school: Gordano

Course: Health and Social Care

What next? Going to university to study midwifery.

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