Health and Social Care: Adult social care
This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.
- 2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
- Typical length
- 12 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 Assistant or Worker
- Home Care Support Worker
- Key Workers in Day Services
- Key Workers in Domiciliary Services
- Key Workers in Residential Settings
- Mental Health Outreach Worker
- Mental Health Support Worker
- Night Care Assistant
- Personal Assistant
- Re-enablement Worker
- Relief Team Worker
- Substance Misuse Worker
- Support Worker - Supported Living
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
- Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (RQF)
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)
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.