Adult Care Worker (Level 2)

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Adult Care Worker

Training Provider

Luminate Education Group

Duration
15 months
Most Suitable For
Suitable for new recruits and current staff who are passionate about supporting frontline care to adults and enabling people to live a more independent and fulfilling life.
Award
Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Standard Level 2 Diploma in Adult Care
Programme Cost

£4,000. For non-levy paying employers only 5% contribution required to be paid (£200) or potential for 100% levy transfer (£0)

Additional Funding

For Social Care Employers:
Skills For Care – Workforce Development Fund

For all Employers:
• If apprentice is under the age of 25, Employer may not have to pay Class 1 Employer National Insurance. Full details and criteria are found here
• The following are only available for apprenticeships starting between 1 August 2023 – 31 July 2024 (full details and criteria are found within the ESFA Funding Rules)

  1. £1,000 if apprentice is aged 16 to 18 years old, OR aged 19 to 24 years old and has an education health and care (EHC) plan/been in the care of their local authority
  2. Gov will fund 100% of the tuition fee if employer supports a young apprentice AND has fewer than 50 employees.
Start Date
Four times a year
Teaching Delivery
Blended with both face-to-face (Eastgate Campus Leeds City College, Keighley College and Harrogate College) and online teaching and resources.
Key Learning Requirements

Apprenticeships require learners to achieve specific new knowledge, skills and behaviours (KSBs), which are detailed in the Apprenticeship Standard. These are achieved by;
1) Programme Teaching; online coaching sessions , workshops (every 4 weeks) and online resources.
2) Independent study; such as assignment/project research and write up
3) Learning in the workplace; shadowing colleagues, completing programme assigned work based projects, day-to-day development within your current role duties/work activities, reflections with mentor, relevant training sessions.
4) Learners will follow a individualised Training plan which will include a range of Mile Stones they are to Achieve.

Modules
This programme has fixed module delivery (you are unable to choose the modules studied). A list of modules is available on the course webpage or course materials
Placements
This programme does not require external placements to be completed
Assessments
Assignments, reflective accounts, presentations, professional discussions, mock interviews and discussions along with a portfolio of evidence to support all elements of EPA.
Key Candidate Entry Requirements
  • Working at E3 Maths and English on assessment
  • Apprentices 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
  • Employed 30 hours or more per week for the duration of the apprenticeship. The apprenticeship duration may be extended to support staff who work less than this (will be looked at on individual basis)
  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service
  • Must have been a UK, EEA, or EU resident for at least the past three years to undertake this training programme
Key Employer Entry Requirements
  • Employed 30 hours or more per week for the duration of the apprenticeship. The apprenticeship duration may be extended to support staff who work less than this (will be looked at on individual basis)
  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service
  • To attend review meetings with the assessor and apprentice every 8 weeks to discuss progress
  • To support the learner with off the job training.
Listed as an Approved Provider on HEE and NHS Procurement
Higher Procurement
Application Timescale

It takes on average 1 month to complete all application stages for this programme.

If recruiting to this position, additional time will be required for recruitment and advertising stages.

Additional Training Hub Support

Primary Care Employees:
• Have access to all resources provided by the L&SCPC Training Hub such as Digital training, Health and Wellbeing support and events. Please note The Care Certificate will be provided as part of the apprenticeship
• The HCSW webpage highlights options and resources suitable for this role, such as phlebotomy training. https://www.lscthub.co.uk/health-care-support-worker-hcsw/

Social Care Employees:
Have access to all resources provided by the L&SCSC Training Hub such as training, Health and Wellbeing support and events. Please note The Care Certificate will be provided as part of the apprenticeship

Information Last Updated
2 October 2023


Programme Resources

  Apprenticeship Standard


How to Apply

If you would like to discuss or apply for an apprenticeship either for yourself, a member of staff or a vacancy for a new recruit, please complete the appropriate Training Hub Expression of Interest Form from the following options. This allows the apprenticeship team to complete basic pre-checks and to ensure the advice and guidance provided to you is tailored to your service. When relevant, application instructions (including tuition fee and funding instructions) will be sent.

Primary Care Online Expression of Interest Form. If you would like to discuss anything first, please email [email protected] or call Olivia on 07735161775

Social Care Online Expression of Interest Form. If you would like to discuss anything first, please email [email protected] or call Dawn on 07796 060023