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Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship
What will I do on this course?
This Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship allows you to develop and demonstrate a range of high-quality skills that will help you progress in the industry. You’ll understand how look after individuals before, during and after healthcare activities. The apprenticeship covers a wide range of subjects, including intervention and physiological measurements, duty of care, safeguarding, communication and information handling, personal and people development, basic life support and infection prevention.
How will I be assessed?
You’ll be assessed continually during the course – through your portfolio, practical skills and workplace performance – and work towards an ‘end-point’ assessment. Your personal assessor will also visit you at work to review your progress.
What could I do after this course?
You could increase your skills by progressing to the Senior Healthcare Worker Advanced Apprenticeship at Weston College.
You don’t need any formal qualifications to enrol on this course, but you will be assessed to ensure you’re proficient to at least Level 1 in English and maths. You’ll also undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.
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