Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Level 2

The Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Level 2 is a course designed for care homes and care services who wish to give new hires the essential experience and training they need to deliver higher standards of care. This course is also ideal for staff who wish to cement their skills with a qualification. 

At NTG Training we are able to offer this course to caregivers based in Chester, Cheshire, and the North West.

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Who is the Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Level 2 For?

The Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship has been designed to develop your employees’ existing care skills and equip them with the expertise to make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges.

The care industry is a dynamic world with unique challenges, and this qualification enables managers to ensure their staff are delivering to exacting standards.

What Does The Course Cover?

This apprenticeship programme gives your employees the confidence, skills, knowledge and behaviours to deliver first class care across a range of care and health and social care settings.

Course outline: 

  • Adopting the right values and behaviours to provide high quality compassionate care and support
  • Safeguarding & protection in care settings
  • How to promote health and wellbeing for the individuals they support
  • Ensure dignity is at the centre of all work with the individuals they support, their families, carers and advocates

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Key Facts

Course cost: £3,000

Employer contribution: 5% (£150) 

Qualifications 

Level 2 Diploma in Care

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We can offer this adult care worker apprenticeship in Chester, Cheshire and the North West

NTG is a registered training provider based in Saltney, Chester. Our tutors are able to travel across the North West and we offer remote learning opportunities. 

Course Duration

This course will last 12 months and is delivered during normal working hours. Training can be flexible to meet the needs of your organisation. We use a blend of online, webinar and practical sessions, and the apprentice will receive regular 1-1 sessions and support from their tutor.

Entry Requirements

Learners will need to meet the following requirements:

  • 16 years of age or older
  • Work ready
  • Interested in developing a career in Health and Social Care

What Qualifications Will Be Achieved?

  • Level 2 Diploma in Care

What Does the Adult Care Apprenticeship Level 2 Involve?

Funding Options

This qualification is government funded and falls under the Apprenticeship Levy Scheme. For non-levy paying organisations, it requires a 5% employer contribution.

Total cost of training is £3,000. The employer is required to fund 5% of this equating to £150.

Business that have less than 50 employees won’t pay anything if they employ apprentices under the age of 19, and will receive a £1000 incentive payment. This will be discussed during the initial engagement to determine eligibility.

An Adult Care Worker Will Need To Possess These Attributes >

  • Care – caring consistently about individuals to make a positive difference to their lives

  • Compassion – delivering care and support with kindness, consideration, dignity and respect

  • Courage – doing the right thing for people and speaking up if the individual they support is at risk

  • Communication – good communication is central to successful caring relationships and effective team working

  • Competence – applying knowledge and skills to provide high quality care and support

  • Commitment – improving the experience of care and support ensuring it is person centred
  • An Adult Care Worker Will Develop Knowledge and Skills in These Areas >

  • The job they have to do, their main tasks and responsibilities

  • The importance of having the right values and behaviours

  • The importance of communication

  • How to support individuals to remain safe from harm (Safeguarding)

  • How to promote health and wellbeing for the individuals they support and work colleagues

  • How to work professionally, including their own professional development

  • Treating people with respect and dignity and honouring their human rights

  • Championing health and wellbeing for the individuals they support and for work colleagues

  • Working professionally and seeking to develop their own professional development
  • Remote Learning Available

    Where necessary, we can deliver remote learning due to lockdown restrictions. Find out how by clicking the button below.

    Funding an Apprenticeship

    Paying for apprenticeship learning is more affordable than you think. With government support funding up to 95% of the fees and incentive payments.

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