Apprenticeship Standard: Leader/Manager in Adult Care

The Leader in Adult Care apprenticeship standard is designed for apprentices working in roles where they have responsibility for managing community or residential based services..

Job roles may include: registered, assistant, deputy, unit or service manager.

Full details of the standard are available on the Institute for Apprenticeships website.

Mandated qualification requirements

The Leader in Adult Care apprenticeship standard requires achievement of the following qualification for all apprentices:

Gateway Qualifications Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care

Complementary additional support qualifications

The following qualifications may be used to support apprentices to demonstrate their knowledge and skills.

English and Maths support

All apprentices must also achieve level 2 English and maths prior to taking their EPA. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the minimum requirement is Entry Level 3.

You may find our bite-sized English and Maths qualifications can help support apprentices to achieve this.

Support Materials

A range of support materials are available to approved centres and these can be accessed through Prism.

View a sample of our support materials.