Leader in Adult Care Apprenticeship Standard Level 5

Course Details

  • Start Date
  • Duration
    18months - 2 years
  • Awarding Body
    City & Guilds
  • Cost
  • Who is this course for?

    This apprenticeship is ideal for leaders in Adult Care who guide and inspire teams to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological or intellectual challenges.
    You will be a leader of a social or healthcare team and will develop and implement a values-based culture at a service or unit level and be responsible for business development, financial control, organisational resilience and continuity as well as for managing risk and leading on organisational change.

  • Course Description

    Modules are taught through work-based support, remote lectures and workshops. Topics include:

    • Tasks and responsibilities
    • Dignity and human rights
    • Communication
    • Safeguarding
    • Health and Well-being
    • Professional development
    • Leadership 

    The Apprenticeship Standard builds and develops your knowledge and skills to support your responsibility, to ensure a service is safe, effective, caring, responsive to people’s needs and well-led. You may be a registered manager of a service, unit, deputy or assistant manager, with a responsibility for ensuring regulatory compliance. This course also Incorporates Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care.

    Attendance requirments

    • There will be a requirement to attend college (by individual)
    • Recommended 5 – 7 hours a week self-study
    • 2 hours by 6 weekly review and assessor meeting
    • College attendance for Functional Skills (if required)

    Further information

    • Prior to taking the End Point Assessment, apprentices will need to complete the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care, those apprentices without English and maths level 2 will need to be achieved.
    • The End Point Assessment must be completed over a maximum total assessment time of two days, within a three-month period, after you have met the End Point Assessment gateway requirements.
    • Levy fully funded or non-levy co-funded

  • Teaching and Assessment

    • Practical assessment by observation in the working environment
    • Written coursework
    • Portfolio
    • End Point Assessment
    • Observation of Leadership
    • Professional discussion
  • Progression Opportunities

    Further oppurtunties to learn, develop and practise the skills and knowledge required for employment and/or career progression in Adult Care. This also includes, Apprenticeships in Social Work, Foundation Degree Programmes and, Teaching and Learning and Assessment qualifications.
  • Career Progression

    Registered, assistant, deputy, unit or service manager.

  • Entry Requirements

    • Suitable sector, management or deputy manager role
    • University Centre Interview
  • Costs

    No additional cost