NSCG | Lead Adult Care Work Advanced Apprenticeship Standard
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Course overview

The topics you will cover whilst training include:
Communication skills, Health and Safety, Safeguarding and a choice of optional topics that are designed to enhance your work role and experiences for example Safe Handling of Medications, Support Individuals During Periods of Change and Working in Partnership with Families to Support Individuals to name but a few.
All completed via a level 3 Diploma in health and Social Care.
Typical job roles include:
Lead Adult Care Worker roles within the areas of Residential and Nursing home environments, Domiciliary support, Health and Social Care day centres and some clinical settings at a level of senior care worker. Also, team leader roles supporting administration of medication, undertaking physiological measurements and running small teams, you will be expected to be able to support others on the front line and be instrumental in delegation of work to other care workers. The roles will support services that will provide a high standard of practice and expected behaviours.

What else do I need to know?

On an apprenticeship programme you usually will work for a minimum of 30 hours a week for the employer and then have one day a week at college or designated time in the workplace.
Some job roles will require a DBS before starting, you will be advised at interview stage if this is required.

Whilst you are on an apprenticeship your employer pays you a salary, this includes all off the job training.

What are the entry requirements?

At this level the learner will need to be in an appropriate job role and work placement that supports this programme level. This will need to be secured. The apprentices are to have a clear DBS (Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service) prior to starting.

How is it assessed?

Your progress is monitored and assessments are arranged throughout the course Assessment has three aspects which include observation of your actual performance and testing of your knowledge and understanding and assessment of behaviours identified in the standard.
A range of methods will be used including observations, professional discussions, written and oral questioning and assignments.
If you do not hold a suitable maths, English or IT qualification you will need to pass the Functional Skills exam at level 2.
This qualification also has an End Point Assessment which includes:
Situational judgement test. This is answered through a multiple choice exercise.
Professional Discussion. All knowledge and behaviours will be assessed using a wide range of evidence sources including the self-assessment and testimonies from people who use services.

What financial support is on offer?

While you are on an apprenticeship your employer pays you a salary and supports you whilst you undertake your training

What can I do next?

If you successfully achieve all parts of the apprenticeship, your assessor will discuss your next steps to take. Dependent on your roles and responsibilities, this may be the next level of the subject you have been studying already or a different pathway.

How do I find out more?

Telephone: 01782 254287 (Newcastle office) or 01785 275660 (Stafford office)
Email: apprenticeships@nscg.ac.uk

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