The Apprenticeship Standards category

The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace, such as lead adult care workers and lead personal assistants. This qualification forms the competence requirements for those learners working in adult care settings at level 3.

The content of the qualification covers core content that applies to the adult social care sector with a variety of optional units covering additional knowledge and skills applicable to learners in level 3 roles. Learners may also wish to select units in leadership skills and/or knowledge as part of this qualification.

The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace. This qualification forms the competence requirements for those learners working in both health and adult care settings at level 2, allowing learners to enter either workforce. The content is appropriate for roles such as adult care workers, healthcare assistants/support workers and personal assistants.

This qualification supports delivery of the Adult Care Worker apprenticeship standard and may support delivery of the Healthcare Support Worker apprenticeship standard.