LEADER IN ADULT CARE LEVEL 5 APPRENTICESHIP
The lead adult care practitioner level 5 apprenticeship is an ideal course to enrol in, after progressing from the lead practitioner level 4 apprenticeship. It continues the progression and teaching surrounding management of frontline carers to look after vulnerable adults with care needs, creating career progression in roles within both adult social care and health care.
This is a Level 5 apprenticeship.
Typically, 18 months.
Apprentices should be at least 18 years old and have undertaken a DBS check to work within adult care services. It is recommended that apprentices hold a level 3 qualification in a related area.
Typical job titles
Registered, Assistant, Deputy, Unit or Service Manager in Adult social care jobs and other adult care services.
The qualification is supported by Skills for Care and meets the Skills for Health qualification design criteria
In addition to their apprenticeship, apprentices will achieve the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management for Adult Care plus Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English
Mandatory units that cover core knowledge and skills competencies relevant to the apprenticeship standard, along with optional units to enable apprentices to choose from a variety of specialist areas to reflect the specific requirements of the role or organisation
Dedicated skills coach to support apprentices throughout their entire learner journey
Regular one to one workplace visits
Flexible and innovative training methods geared to different learning styles
24/7 access to digital learning content, ensuring apprentices have everything they need to support and accelerate learning
Care certificate, free DBS checks, free first aid and safeguarding training
Free NUS Apprentice Extra card, allowing apprentices to access discounts on the high street and on other well-known brands
Upon completion, apprentices can progress to management roles across a range of adult care settings such as manager, case manager or care broker, or to further or higher education.
Funding and financial support
Employers paying the Apprenticeship Levy can use their funds to cover the cost of apprenticeship training while government funding is available for non-levy organisations. Other financial support is available for employers and apprentices depending on circumstances. Find out more about the latest funding and incentives available to your business.