Adult Care Workers need to have the right values, behaviours and skills to provide high quality compassionate care and support. They are the frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs to live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives, which is at the heart of person-centred care.
Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings.
Do you feel passionate about caring and supporting people, and enabling them to live a more independent and fulfilling life?
To work in care, is to make a positive difference to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges.
Our Apprenticeship in Adult Care will offer you a rewarding and worthwhile job with excellent career opportunities, and the chance to:
Our flexible and bespoke courses are designed to meet the different needs of employers and apprentices, with tailored delivery methods including:
Starting employment as an apprentice can occur throughout the year however the start-date for attending college for training, where required, might vary depending on the type of apprenticeship and will be communicated post-employment and sign-up.
|Duration||12 - 18 Months|
|Apprenticeship Funding Band (Levy paying employers)||£3,000|
|Employer Contribution Fee (Non-levy paying employers)||£150|
All fees, prices and funding information shown on this page are for courses starting in the 2021-22 academic year unless stated otherwise, and are correct at the time of entering/printing information, however these may be subject to change due to factors outside of our control. The College cannot accept legal or financial liability as a result of any such changes.
Courses fees are generally not confirmed for September until June / July due to the above factors.
The course information describes programmes offered by Colchester Institute. The College takes all reasonable steps to provide courses as described, but cannot guarantee provision. The information is for guidance and does not form any part of a contract.
The College reserves the right to update and amend information as and when necessary. Colchester Institute will do its best to provide the courses shown, but may have to modify or withdraw a course depending on customer demand and other factors.