Introduction to the Qualification
The qualification can be undertaken alone but links with the knowledge and skills required for the Apprenticeship Standard Lead Adult Care Worker. It is applicable to a variety of job roles including below lead adult care worker and lead personal assistant.
The qualification develops the knowledge, skills and competence of learners working in a wide range of roles in a health and social care setting. Learners must be in paid or voluntary work to enable assessment to take place.
The purpose of the qualification is to support a role in the workplace and to enable learners to progress to a higher level qualification in the same subject area.
There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.
The qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.
Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:
- Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care
- TQUK Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF)
- TQUK Level 5 Certificate in Leading and Managing Services to Support End of Life and Significant
- Life Events (RQF)
Learners must achieve all the mandatory units and optional units to a minimum of 58 credits (580 hours Total Qualification Time) in total More than 50% of the credit must be at level 3 or above (i.e. 30 credits) Mandatory units
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