Health and Social Care: Adult social care
This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.
- 3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
- Typical length
- 18 months
- Current funding band
Up to £2,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
- Suitable roles for apprentices
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
- Care Officer
- Care Supervisor
- Community Development Worker
- Community Outreach Worker
- Community Support Worker
- Family Support Workers
- Outreach Development Worker
- Personal Assistant
- Relief Team Leader
- Senior Care Worker OR Supervising Care Worker
- Senior Support Worker
- Social Services Officer
- Social Work Assistant
Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:
- Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care, Children and Young People's Settings (RQF)
- Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:
- Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
- Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (RQF)
Apprentices will achieve a practical and theory-based (or 'combined') qualification:
- Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (RQF)
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.
- Professional registration
- None specified.