Developing Cornwall’s Healthcare Workforce for the Future

Adult Care Worker Standards

All our programmes are accredited for Edexcel Awarding Body and meet the National Standards for the Social Care Sector as defined by Skills for Care Sector Skills Council.

DHCT is the provider of choice for many social care employers in Cornwall supporting recruitment and training for care workers who may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres or some clinical healthcare settings.

Adult Care Worker

Adult Care Worker Level 2

This course is for frontline care staff for vulnerable adults to within their own homes, day care centres, residential and nursing homes and other healthcare settings.

In order to meet this standard learners will be required to achieve a:

Duration: 12 months to complete

Cost: Employer Contribution is £300, please view our funding page for further information

Grant: if the learner is aged 16-18 the employer will receive a grant of £1000.

Learners must undertake an End Point Assessment prior to successful completion of their standard. This will include:

  • Self Assessment of confidence for role
  • Professional Discussion
  • A Judgement Test to confirm knowledge
  • Present portfolio

Delivery: Blended learning through one to one support with an occupationally competent tutor/assessor in the workplace and our virtual learning environment.

Contact us to discuss further

Lead Adult Care Worker

Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3

Senior Care Workers, care assistants or personal assistants working in residential, domiciliary care, supported living and independent employers with a direct payment.

In order to meet this standard learners will be required to achieve a:

Duration: 13 months to complete

Cost: Employer Contribution is £300, please view our funding page for further information

Grant: if the learner is aged 16-18 the employer will receive a grant of £1000.

Learners must undertake an End Point Assessment prior to successful completion of their standard. This will include:

  • Self Assessment of confidence for role
  • Professional Discussion
  • A Judgement Test to confirm knowledge
  • Present portfolio

Delivery: Blended learning through one to one support with an occupationally competent tutor/assessor in the workplace and our virtual learning environment.

Contact us to discuss further

 

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