Adult Care Worker, Level Two Apprenticeship

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This Apprenticeship is suitable for those working in roles such as a care worker, activity worker or personal assistant. The setting could be a residential or nursing home, domiciliary care, a day centre or a person’s own home. Some clinical settings may also be suitable.

What will I study?

  • Introduction to communication
  • Introduction to duty of care
  • Role of the health and social care worker
  • Handling information
  • Contributing to health and safety

How will I be assessed?

Through achievement of the Level 2 Diploma and through end point assessment. The synoptic end point assessment will include two distinct components. Firstly, the completion of a situational judgement test answered through a multiple choice exercise and secondly a professional discussion. 

Entry requirements

Many apprenticeships do not have formal entry requirements other than you must be working in an appropriate job. Call us for details of the entry requirements of the apprenticeship you're interested in. East Riding College does advertise some apprenticeships with a job attached on behalf of employers. Go to for details.

Additional information

You could progress to a level 3 care course or apprenticeship.

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide 2020 Part-Time Autumn Course Guide