Level 5

Level 5 Leader in Adult Care

Duration

88 weeks

Location

Rush Green

Starting

Flexible dates

Audience

Adult 19+
Apprenticeships

Leading the care service and managing teams of carers to look after adults with care needs.

The Leader in Adult Care will guide and inspire teams to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological or intellectual challenges.

The apprentice will be a leader of the care team and will develop and implement a values-based culture at a service or unit level. The apprentice may be responsible for business development, financial control, organisational resilience and continuity as well as for managing risk and leading on organisational change.

To achieve the apprenticeship standard all components must be completed, including Functional skills at the required level if the apprentice doesn’t have exemptions. All apprenticeship standards include an end point assessment which is required to complete the standard.

A-C or 4-9 GCSE

Working a minimum of 30 hours per week

On completion apprentices can progress to a higher level (degree) apprenticeship course or directly in to employment.

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