Apprenticeships

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Duration

12-24 months

Overview

The Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship is an integrated programme of knowledge and skills acquisition, developed alongside core behaviours expected of a competent worker operating in a regulated field. The award of the apprenticeship certificate will signify recognition of competence in a role and enable progression to higher levels of skills development.

Am I ready to start?

English & Maths initial assessment

How does an Apprenticeship Work?

Harlow College is conveniently based in the Centre of Harlow.

The Adult Care Apprentice will benefit from:

  • The highest quality of teaching by a qualified, experienced health & Social Care Assessor
  • Modern well equipped classrooms
  • Classroom based study which further develops apprentice’s knowledge, skills and confidence
  • Maths and English teaching essential to underpin and support workplace knowledge
  • Learning at your premises by agreement
  • Preparation for end point assessment

As part of our employer service you will benefit from:

  • A named advisor supporting you with information and guidance, advising you through the training process to successful completion
  • Progress reports
  • Regular, clear and concise communications

Our employer forum

What does the course involve?

Apprentices must undertake a programme of study in a suitable care setting and complete the following elements;

  • Care Certificate as part of a high quality induction programme.
  • The Diploma in Health & Social Care level 3 (England) is completed with the support of a qualified, experienced HSC Assessor.
  • Achieve Level 2 Literacy & Numeracy
  • End point Assessment

Apprenticeships are not just for young people and school leavers; they’re open to everyone aged 16 upwards

Apprenticeships in Social Care are often flexible with regards to the number of hours you work every week and the time of the day you work. Care isn’t 9-5

Lots of Apprentices who complete apprenticeships are offered permanent positions by their employer

Adult Social Care is a growing sector that offers lots of opportunities for progression; many apprentices go on to take up management and leadership roles

How and when will I study?

Harlow College is conveniently based in the centre of Harlow.

Your Apprentice will benefit from:

  • The highest quality of teaching by qualified, experienced industry experts
  • Modern well equipped classrooms.
  • Classroom based study which further develops apprentice’s team working ability, confidence and communication skills.
  • Maths and English teaching essential to underpin and support workplace knowledge
  • Learning at your premises by agreement
  • Preparation for end point assessment

As part of our employer service you will benefit from:

  • a named advisor supporting and advising you through the training process to successful completion
  • progress reports
  • regular, clear and concise communications
  • our employer forum

Down to business, what can I do and what can I earn?

Possible careers include:

  1. Senior Carer/Team Leader
  2. Social Worker
  3. Deputy Manager
  4. Paramedic/Theatre Assistant
  5. General Nursing, Learning disabilities Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Midwifery

Got a job?

You must have a job to do an apprenticeship. If you already have a job you may be able to do an apprenticeship with your current employer.

If you don’t have a job for your apprenticeship – apply for your place at College by clicking the 'Apply Now' button at the top and bottom of the page.

Once you have applied please check out our apprenticeship job vacancies.

An apprenticeship comprises two parts:

  • Typically 20% study element (at Harlow College or Stansted Airport College).
  • 80% work based element with an employer. It is your responsibility to find an employer.

Great, so what do I do now?

Call 01279 868240 to speak to an Apprenticeships adviser

Contact us about applying for an Apprenticeship

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