Level 5 Leader in Adult Care

Leading the provision
of care for adults.

Leader in adult care apprenticeship standard

This level 5 apprenticeship training programme develops the knowledge, skills and behaviour requirements of managers in various adult care settings that are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), according to the requirements of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014. It is suitable for registered, assistant, deputy, unit and service managers.
At the end of this training programme, you also will be awarded a Level 5 TQUK Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care.

Your apprenticeship journey

Months 1 to 8

Programme introduction and expectations
Communications and partnership working
Leading, managing and coaching a team
Performance management and appraisals

Months 9 to 14

Governance and continuous improvement
Resource management
Decision making
Risk management and managing concerns

Months 15 to 21

Managing quality and change
Entrepreneurial skills and innovation
Pathway-specific units
Preparation for your end-point assessment (EPA)

Things to consider

Entry requirements

You must have been a UK, EEA, or EU resident for at least the past three years to undertake this training programme.

In addition, you must be able to commit to the full length of the programme and be able to meet the programme modules through your job role.

If you do not have a level 2 or equivalent in Maths and English, you will be required to work towards achieving these qualifications as part of your apprenticeship.

How will you learn?

Over the duration of 21 months, you will receive a combination of face-to-face and online training and support.

You will undertake an online assessment that will help us to understand your learning style and needs, then we will tailor your learning experience accordingly.

We ensure that you stay on track to complete your programme on time by managing your progress through our state-of-the-art e-portfolio system, Smart Assessor.

At the end of your programme, your learnt knowledge, skills and behaviours will be assessed by an independent assessor in your end-point assessment (EPA).

Off-the-job training

As part of the apprenticeship, alongside your job role, a minimum of 6 hours per week of your time in work must be dedicated to improving new skills, knowledge and behaviours.

You will undertake an online assessment that will help us to understand your learning style and needs, then we will tailor your learning experience accordingly.

This can be any time devoted to learning and improving new skills without interruption.


Make an impact

We’re all about making an impact, be that individuals making an impact through their day-to-day work, or by organisations making their impact on our economy.

As a national training provider, we make this impact throughout the UK, with expertise in childcare, healthcare, business, and IT and digital skills. 

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