What you need to know about the Highfield Level 5 End-Point Assessment for Leader in Adult Care
Who is this Standard for?
A Leader in Adult Care has responsibility for managing community or residential based services. This role has a large element of leadership, whether with other care workers and networks or in leading the service itself. A successful apprentice will have met all the requirements. They have a responsibility to ensure the service is safe, effective, caring, responsive to people’s needs and well-led. They may be a registered manager of a service, unit, deputy or assistant manager. They will be responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance of the care given and the values and training of staff with established standards and regulations.
This is a level 5 apprenticeship standard that has a minimum duration of 18 months. Apprentices will be placed in an adult care role and supported by a tutor to achieve the Leader in Adult Care standards the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF), as well as Level 2 maths and English qualifications
Apprentices who started their apprenticeship on or after 03/02/2020 will be assessed against ST0008/AP02.
End-Point Assessment methods
You can find resources to prepare for and support end-point assessment for this standard here.
Qualification - We have developed the Highfield Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF) which is a mandatory gateway requirement for this qualification.
Apprenti-kit - The effective delivery of this standard can be supported by the Level 5 Leader in Adult Care Apprenti-kit.