As an adult care worker apprentice, you would be working directly with adults who have physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. It would be your role to help the service user live as independently and as safely as possible. This could be within a range of care and support settings including daycare, residential care, dementia services, learning disabilities services and also in individuals’ own homes.

Career progression

This is apprenticeship is a good entry into the sector. Once you have completed this level 2 apprenticeship you may have the opportunity to move on to lead adult care worker level 3 apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

Typically, employers are looking for candidates with four GCSEs at level 4 and above.  Which is equivalent to a grade C and above on the old system. College graduates and university graduates are also welcomed. If you have a similar qualification or extensive experience in a similar job role, please get in touch with us to discuss this further (0115 975 9550).

Functional Skills

If you do not have the required English and maths grades at GCSE level 4 when undertaking your apprenticeship, Remit can support a functional skills course. This course will ensure you have the level 4 required to undertake your endpoint assessment.


This apprenticeship will take between 12 and 18 months to complete.


You will be earning at least the national apprenticeship minimum wage.


This is a level 2 apprenticeship – which is equivalent to 5 GCSE passes.


An apprenticeship gives the apprentice the opportunity to gain a highly regarded qualification while developing their knowledge, skills and behaviour in a full-time paid job.


The final endpoint assessment is completed in the last few months of the apprenticeship. It is

based on;

  • Situational judgement test answered through a multiple-choice exercise
  • Professional discussion


During the apprenticeship, the apprentice will have day to day support from their employer and have a dedicated Remit Development Coach who will visit them in their workplace to give regular 1-2-1 training and support.