Health and Social Care Sector

Level 2 – Adult Care Worker

The Health and Social Care program offered by LAAT provides a comprehensive educational pathway spanning from Level 2 to Level 5, catering to individuals interested in pursuing careers in the healthcare and social services sectors. Through a combination of theoretical learning, hands-on experience, and practical training, the Health and Social Care program at LAAT aims to produce skilled professionals capable of making meaningful contributions to the well-being of individuals and communities.

Duration: 12-18 months

For those undertaking an apprenticeship route, the additional components will be delivered alongside the core qualification.

  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths and English
  • Attempt Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths

Level 3 - Lead Adult Care Worker

Lead 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. In addition, Lead Adult Care Workers have responsibility for providing supervision, frontline leadership, guidance and direction for others, or working autonomously, exercising judgement and accountability.

Duration: 18 months

For those undertaking an apprenticeship route, the additional components will be delivered alongside the core qualification.

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths

Level 4 - Lead Practitioner in Adult Care

The Lead Practitioner in Adult Care will guide and inspire team members or colleagues to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological or intellectual challenges. They will have achieved a level of self-development to be recognised as a lead practitioner within the care team, contributing to, promoting and sustaining a values-based culture at an operational level.

Duration: 18 months

For those undertaking an apprenticeship route, the additional components will be delivered alongside the core qualification.

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths

Level 5 - Leader in Adult Care

The Leader in Adult Care will guide and inspire teams to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological or intellectual challenges. They will be a leader of the care team and will develop and implement a values-based culture at a service or unit level.

For those undertaking an apprenticeship route, the additional components will be delivered alongside the core qualification.

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths