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Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship (Level 2)



This apprenticeship can start at any time of the year.




What the successful learner should be able to do at the end of the Apprenticeship:
To work in care is to make a positive difference to someone's life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges.

Adult care workers need to have the right values and behaviours, developing competencies and skills to provide high quality compassionate care and support.

As an adult care worker, you will be a frontline staff member who help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possibleenabling them to have control and choice in their lives which is at the heart of person centred care. Job roles are varied and determined by and relevant to the type of service being provided and by the person being supported.

Adult care workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings.

As an adult care worker, you need: courage, compassion, competence, commitment, care and communication skills.

This apprenticeship provides an ideal entry into the occupation and supports progression within the sector.

By the end of the Apprenticeship programme, you will achieve:

  • The Care Certificate must be achieved as part of the Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Level 1 English and maths Functional Skills and attempt Level 2 (if not held).
  • Completion of a self-assessment exercise
  • Completion of 20% off-the-job training
  • Collation of a portfolio of evidence
  • Be consistently working at or above the required level of an adult care worker.

SaBP Staff can access further information on our Education Hub via Apprenticeships for Health and Care Support Workforce (

Target audience

Health Care Support Worker


  • You have an employment contract with the Trust lasting for at least the duration of the apprenticeship programme
  • You have lived in the UK for three years prior to applying for an Apprenticeship programme
  • The learning need has been identified during supervision or appraisal
  • You meet the entry criteria for the apprenticeship programme
  • You are eligible to receive apprenticeship funding
  • Approval and support from the Line Manager and Divisional Director (when required) has been confirmed
  • All statutory and mandatory training is up to date

Course Delivery



Name: Amanda Richmond, Widening Participation Lead Email:


Surrey and Borders Partnership

Apprenticeships are available for SABP staff only. To enquire about apprenticeships, email


This course is free to all SABP staff

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