Level 2 Adult Care Worker at Stanmore College


Qualification Level 2 Adult Care Worker
Subject Area Apprenticeship
Attendance Full Time

Course Content

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.

The course covers the following main areas:

  • adult care practices, principles and standards - including care planning, duty of care, professional boundaries and individual dignity and respect
  • supporting individual physical and mental well-being to help people live as independently as possible - including individual control and choice and person centred care
  • safeguarding - including addressing personal rights and safety, dealing with abuse, comments and complaints and whistleblowing
  • communication skills - including active listening, showing empathy and verbal, non-verbal and written communication
  • health and safety practices and standards within a care environment - including dealing with accidents, fire safety, hazardous substances and infection control

This apprenticeship will include on and off training. A mixture of college workshops and on the job training.

Course Outcomes



This apprenticeship provides an ideal entry into the occupation and supports within the sector.

Entry Requirements

GCSEs English and Maths grades A*-C (9-4)