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Leader in Adult Care

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

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


5 (equivalent to foundation degree)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £7,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer. Subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.

What apprentices will learn
  • leadership and management
  • monitoring and reporting on health and wellbeing
  • legal frameworks and codes of practice to deliver safe care
  • appraisals and disciplinary procedures

Apprentices must have achieved the following before taking their end-point assessment:

  • level 2 English and maths (GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
  • level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care
Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Innovate Awarding Limited
Northwest Education & Training Ltd
Training Qualifications UK 03333 583344
Newcross Healthcare Solutions 02380 236822
City and Guilds 0207 294 3201
Professional Assessment Ltd 0800 160 1899/ 07958 467444
Pearson Education Limited +44 (0) 7879 602674
Quest Training South East Ltd
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.