Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Level 2

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Make a positive impact on someone’s life with this rewarding apprenticeship. You’ll learn how to put the values of person-centred care into practice, enabling adults to live independently and safely while allowing them to make choices in their life.

If you are compassionate and determined to provide high-quality care and support for individuals faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, or intellectual challenges - this course is for you.

Course Information

With this apprenticeship, you will work to make a positive difference to
people’s lives when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional
or intellectual challenges. Adult care workers need to develop the skills to
provide high-quality compassionate care and support. Job roles vary depending on
the type of service provided and the person supported.


Internally and externally assessed.

End Point Assessment including an externally assessed:

  • Multiple Choice Question
  • Learning Journal
  • Professional Discussion

Final decision and grade confirmed as Pass, Merit or


Benefits / Skills

  • Supporting individuals according to their care plan
  • Demonstrating empathy for people who need support
  • Encouraging people to participate in decisions for their own care
  • Supporting people with cognitive, physical or sensory impairments
  • Writing clear and concise reports
  • Demonstrating person-centred care
  • Working with others to support an individual
  • Entry Requirements

    The employer will agree entry requirements for these apprenticeships and these will depend on the role that they are advertising.

    Please check that you meet all essential criteria before applying for a position, you can find the details of these on the full vacancy description (links below). If you are unsure about this please contact the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team on 0113 284 6464.

    Career Progression

    Care Assistant

    As a care assistant you will assist clients with personal care and aid individuals with administrative tasks such as paying bills. In addition, you will build a rapport with clients and provide emotional support and company to those you look after.

    Progression opportunities

    Below are some Leeds City College apprenticeships you could potentially progress on to once you have completed this programme:

  • Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Level 3
  • Senior Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship Level 3
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    Course Details


    Typically 15 months

    Study Type

    Full time

    Course Code


    Course Facts


    The number of adult care jobs has increased by 21% since 2009.

    Extra Curriculum

    92.7% of apprentices who used our recruitment service would recommend it to a friend.

    Labour Market

    18% of care workers are male.

    Course FAQs

    Will an apprenticeship affect my benefits?

    It might do so it is worth speaking to your Jobcentre Plus advisor. There are incentives available to some students that will be discussed with you at enrolment.

    Will I get annual leave?

    Yes, you will have the same rights as any other full-time employee of the company. You will need to read your contract when the company issues it to you to find out your terms of employment. This will cover terms surrounding sick pay, holiday and working hours.

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