Apprenticeships are a way of developing new staff and providing new skills for existing staff by studying and learning through work. 

Employers can benefit from the development of skills relevant to the organisation as well as improved productivity and a better quality of service. Apprenticeships must run for a minimum of 12 months, provide opportunity to learn whilst at work and time to learn away from work and be independently assessed at the end.

You can also recruit apprentices for other roles within your service such as business administration, assistant accountant or chef.

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  • meet the needs of your service using an adaptable structured learning programme .
  • access to development funding resulting in minimum cost to your organisation
  • offer confidence in the quality of learning due to the robust assessment process
  • gain a competent workforce due to the mix of on and off-the-job learning. 

Apprenticeship standards

Developed by employers - the apprenticeships currently available for adult social care occupations are:

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