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Health and Social Care - Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Level 3 at Kirklees College, Dewsbury Centre

Course description

As a Lead Adult Care Worker you will make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. You will be expected to exercise judgement and take appropriate action to support individuals to maintain their independence, dignity and control.

By providing leadership, guidance and direction at the frontline of care delivery you will be instrumental in improving the health and wellbeing of those receiving care and support. In some circumstances you will have delegated responsibility for the standard of care provided and may supervise the work of other care workers in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres or some clinical healthcare settings.

Entry requirements

A DBS and references will be required by a potential employer as part of the apprentice employment process, supported by course staff as appropriate following Apprenticeship interview


• Portfolio

• Workplace assessment

• End point assessment - includes an exam

Future opportunities

Higher level Apprenticeship or degree level course.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 15 February 2019
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year