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Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Standard (England only) (with functional skills)


Functional Skills


The apprenticeship standard provides the skills, knowledge, values and behaviours required of the Lead Adult Care Worker apprentice.

The Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care qualification has been designed to align to the standard. The mandatory units cover core competencies whilst the optional units allow learners to choose from a variety of specialist areas to tailor the qualification to their needs, interests and to reflect the context of their work.

  • Full or Part offer: This is at the centre’s discretion – the standard typically takes 12 months
  • Guided Learning Hours and/or Min and Max: 399 (qualification only)
  • Credit Value with Functional Skills: 68

Potential Job Roles

Learners can progress into employment in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres or some clinical healthcare settings within job roles such as:

  • Senior Care Support Worker
  • Lead Personal Assistant.