COPA Apprenticeships is a trading name of North Wales Training, an independent training provider owned by Grŵp Llandrillo Menai (GLLM), one of the largest further education providers in the UK.
The L3 Adult Care Worker apprenticeship is for someone who's looking to build on their skills and gain formal care accreditation in their current role. The L3 is essential in many care environments in order to progress into more senior care positions.
L2 English & Maths
Typically 18 Months
Individuals without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.
For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3 and British Sign Language qualification are an alternative to English qualifications for whom this is their primary language.
Lead Adult Care Workers are the frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives. In addition, Lead Adult Care Workers have responsibility for providing supervision, frontline leadership, guidance and direction for others, or working autonomously, exercising judgement and accountability.
Each and every business is different, which is why we offer a range of delivery options - face-to-face support, online learning and residential modules. All are designed to meet the requirements of the specific apprenticeship standard- ensuring each apprentice develops the skills, knowledge and behaviours specified.
E-portfolio systems will be used from sign-up through to completion to minimise the use of paper, allowing our business Coaches to track learner progress on an ongoing basis to achieve timely completions.
This apprenticeship supports further development and progression in key care roles. The Adult Care level 3 diploma is essential in many career paths in care and supports progression into supervisory and leadership roles in sector.
Lead and mentor others where appropriate to promote the wellbeing of the individuals they support
Demonstrate the management of the reduction of infection, including use of best practice in hand hygiene
Promote healthy eating and wellbeing by supporting individuals to have access to fluids, food and nutrition
Carry out fire safety procedures and manage others to do so
Develop risk assessments and use in a person centred way to support individuals safely including moving and assisting people and objects
Manage, monitor, report and respond to changes in the health and wellbeing of the individuals they support
Take the initiative to identify and form professional relationships with other people and organisations
Demonstrate, manage and support self and others to work within safe, clear professional boundaries
Take the initiative to evaluate and improve own skills and knowledge through reflective practice, supervision, feedback and learning opportunities
Demonstrate continuous professional development
Carry out research relevant to individuals’ support needs and share with others
Demonstrate where necessary mentoring and supervision to others in the workplace
Demonstrate good team/partnership working skills
Demonstrate their contribution to robust recruitment and induction processes
Is caring consistently and enough about individuals to make a positive difference to their lives
Is delivering care and support with kindness, consideration, dignity, empathy and respect
Is doing the right thing for people and speaking up if the individual they support is at risk
Good communication is central to successful caring relationships and effective team working
Is applying knowledge and skills to provide high quality care and support
To improving the experience of people who need care and support ensuring it is person centred