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Lead Practitioner in Adult Care

Guide and inspire team members to make positive differences to adults needing care.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

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

Subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.

What apprentices will learn
  • assessing care needs of individuals
  • coaching and mentoring team members
  • assessing performance and quality of care delivery
  • communication skills
  • safeguarding and risk management policies and procedures

Apprentices without level 2 English and maths on entry will need to achieve this level before taking the end-point assessment (GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C).

Professional registration

Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Professional Assessment Ltd 0800 160 1899/ 07958 467444
Newcross Healthcare Solutions 02380 236822
Northwest Education & Training Ltd
Quest Training South East Ltd
Training Qualifications UK 03333 583344
More Information

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