- Safeguarding and protection in care settings
- Responsibilities of a care worker
- Communication in care settings
- Causes and Spread of Infection
- Duty of care
- Handle information in care settings
- Personal development in care settings
- Cleaning, Decontamination and Waste Management
- Equality and inclusion in care settings
- Health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
- Implement person-centred approaches in care settings
- Undertake personal hygiene activities with individuals
- Assist the practitioner to carry out health care activities
- Based on occupational competency
- Aged 16+
- You must be employed within a relevant environment and demonstrate at least entry level skills in an initial Maths and English assessment.
You must have one of the following:
- 4 GCSE's at grade 3 (old grading system D)
- A relevant level 1 qualification
- Evidence of the relevant knowledge, skills and behaviours required by the sector at Level 1
Please note: To gain access to this course you will need to go through a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. If you have criminal convictions or cautions, please do not be put off from applying for the course. Your acceptance on to the course will depend on the nature of any convictions and will be at the discretion of the College and your placement provider.
Most apprenticeships take between 12 - 18 months to complete.
Yes, you will be paid by your employer for the duration of your apprenticeship. You will be paid at least the government’s minimum wage rate for apprentices, £3.70. A lot of employers pay their apprentices a higher hourly wage than the minimum rate.
This is ultimately up to your employers, but more than 90% of apprentices stay in employment after their course ends.
We work with lots of employers to provide apprentice positions. Check out our live vacancies section above or call 0151 353 4444 to chat to our team.