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Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship Standard

What you need to know about the Highfield Level 2 End-Point Assessment for Adult Care Worker

Who is this Standard for?
This apprenticeship is for individuals working within an adult care environment. Adult Care Workers must hold the correct values and behaviours as well as skills to provide high quality compassionate care and support. Job roles are varied and determined by and relevant to the type of service being provided and the person supported. Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings. This standard covers both Adult Care Workers and Personal Assistants. 

Programme structure
This is a level 2 apprenticeship standard that has a minimum duration of 12 months.  Apprentices will be placed in an adult care role and supported by a tutor to achieve the Adult Care Worker standards, as well as Level 1 maths and English qualifications

Assessment Plan

Apprentices who started their apprenticeship on or after 05/02/2018 will be assessed against ST0005/AP01.

End-Point Assessment methods

  • Situation Judgement Test
  • Professional discussion

Highfield are ready and able to deliver end-point assessment for the Adult Care Worker standard. Readiness is defined as "having necessary administrative and systems infrastructure and associated internal quality assurance policies and procedures to support Highfield’s end-to-end end-point assessment service."

EPA kit - To access the full EPA kit and the Gateway Readiness Report for this standard, please visit here.

Apprenticeship Standard and EPA Timeline - this document (available here) supports employers, training providers and apprentices by providing them with the clear time frames required to complete each stage of the apprenticeship and end-point assessment journey, through to ESFA certification.

Support and Guidance Documents 

These documents support employers, training providers and apprentices preparing for end-point assessment.

Think About - Professional discussion

Qualification - We have developed the Highfield Level 2 Dipoma in Care (RQF) that maps directly to the standard.

Mapping Document - This shows how our Apprenti-kit supports the requirements of this standard, and is available in the downloads area below.

Apprenti-kit - The effective delivery of this standard can be supported by the Level 2 Adult Care Worker Apprenti-kit

E-learning - You can find out more information on Highfield's Care Certificate e-learning course by visiting here