Lead Practitioner in Adult Care – Level 4

Study Area: Apprenticeships
Duration: 18 Months
Attendance: Part Time

Course Overview

The Lead Practitioner in Adult Care will guide and inspire teams to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological or intellectual challenges.

The Leader in Adult Care will guide and inspire teams to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological or intellectual challenges. They will be a leader of the care team and will develop and implement a values-based culture at a service or unit level. They may be responsible for business development, financial control, organisational resilience and continuity as well as for managing risk and leading on organisational change.

You will learn:

  • Dignity & Human Rights -Develop and lead a culture that values courage in working in ways that may challenge workers’ own cultural and belief systems
  • Communication
  • Safeguarding
  • Health & Wellbeing – Monitor, evaluate and improve health, safety and risk management policies and practices in the service
  • Leadership – Adopt a team approach, recognising contributions of team members and able to lead a team where required

Start Date

Various Start Dates

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

There are no entry requirements, however you will undertake an Initial Assessment to ascertain your suitability for the apprenticeship. If you do not already have GCSE C or 3/4 grades in Maths and English you will be required to complete and achieve Functional Skills as part of the apprenticeship.

Progression

This apprenticeship provides you with the skills, knowledge and behaviours to work in a variety of roles and offers progression to:

  • Work as a registered manager
  • Run a care service

Assessment Methods

Assignments and written & practical exams.

Course Fees

This course is free for students age 16 – 18. For students 19+ please contact our Student Services Team on 01422 399367 for more information.

Lead Practitioner in Adult Care – Level 4

Study Area: Apprenticeships
Duration: 18 Months
Attendance: Part Time
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