This course is expected to start on the 1st September 2018- On successful completion of the course, the lead practitioner in adult care will inspire team members to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. They will have specialist skills and knowledge in their area of responsibilities which allow them to lead in areas such as care needs assessment, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and enablement, telecare and assistive technology. Your role will include amongst others a coach and mentor of others and assessing performance and quality of care. The 6C’s are expected of you as a lead practitioner – care, compassion, courage, communication, competence and commitment. For staff who had completed the common induction standard prior the launch of the care certificate, the employer will judge gaps that need to be met in the additional standards in the care certificate. Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior completion of their apprenticeship.
Duration – 12-24 months
On completion of the apprenticeship standards, each apprentice will be prepared for the gateway assessment after which an end-point assessment will be done by an End Point Assessor that has no link with the training provider.
Non- Apprenticeship Route(Stand Alone) –
The same qualification for the apprenticeship standards apply to the four stratum of the care profession starting from adult care worker to leader in adult care with the exception of not doing functional skills in English and maths as well as End-Point Assessment.
- Lead Practitioner in Adult Care will achieve Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (Adults) for England -Duration -12months