As a lead 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 individual to live as independently and as safely as possible. You will also have responsibility for a team of care workers, supporting them with guidance and direction.

Career progression

Once you have completed this level 3 apprenticeship you may have the opportunity to move on to care leadership and management Level 5 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.

Duration

This apprenticeship typically takes 18 months to complete.

Salary

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

Qualification

This is a level 3 apprenticeship – which is equivalent to two A-Level passes.

Apprenticeship

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.

Assessment

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

Support

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.