Putting care into careers

Care Apprenticeships

Specialist industry-leading training for the care sector.

At Paragon Skills, we are passionate about Care apprenticeships and the value that they bring to both the apprentice and the business. We are one of the largest care apprenticeship specialist providers in the UK, and we have over 20 years’ of experience in delivering award-winning training.

Progress with a care apprenticeship

Our purpose as a business is to push people to succeed through high-quality, apprenticeship training. We pledge to deliver an outstanding teaching and learning experience to every learner, every time, in a wide variety of work sectors. From care workers to support workers to lead practitioners. at Paragon Skills we offer apprenticeship jobs for areas across the health sector and for any level of learning. Compared to the national average of 58.4%, our health care and public services’ apprenticeship achievement rate was 73.9% in 2020/21, so you know you’re in good hands when training with us.

In recent years, we have seen apprenticeships become a respected and exciting way to help thousands of individuals and businesses get where they want to be. We are here to support both individuals and businesses to progress and to keep adding value to your careers, your businesses, and the care sector as a whole through our first-rate training delivery. Our learners rate our teaching and learning support ‘Excellent’ in over 84% of sessions, and our learners make strong links between ‘classroom’ learning and their job role within care.

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An apprenticeship route to suit every level

Healthcare Support Worker – Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Qualification
    Healthcare Support Worker Level 2
  • Awarding Body
    Innovate Awarding
  • Duration
    12 months Apprenticeship + 8 weeks End Point Assessment

Adult Care Worker – Level 2 Apprenticeship

  • Qualification
    Adult Care Worker – Level 2
  • Awarding Body
    Innovate Awarding
  • Duration
    12 months Apprenticeship + 8 weeks End Point Assessment

Lead Adult Care Worker – Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Qualification
    Lead Adult Care Worker – Level 3
  • Awarding Body
    Innovate Awarding
  • Duration
    12months Apprenticeship + 8 weeks End Point Assessment

Senior Healthcare Support Worker – Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Qualification
    Senior Healthcare Support Worker – Level 3
  • Awarding Body
    Innovate Awarding
  • Duration
    18 months Apprenticeship + 8 weeks End Point Assessment

Lead Practitioner in Adult Care – Level 4 Apprenticeship

  • Qualification
    Lead Practitioner in Adult Care – Level 4
  • Awarding Body
    City & Guilds
  • Duration
    18 months Apprenticeship + 8 weeks End Point Assessment

Leader in Adult Care - Level 5 Apprenticeship

  • Qualification
    Level 5 Leader in Adult Care Apprenticeship (Previously Level 5 Health and Social Care Apprenticeship)
  • Awarding Body
    City & Guilds
  • Duration
    18 months Apprenticeship + 8 weeks End Point Assessment

Peer Worker – Level 3 Apprenticeship

  • Qualification
    Peer Worker – Level 3
  • Awarding Body
    Skills for Justice
  • Duration
    15 months apprenticeship + 3 months End Point Assessment

We provide exceptional training within our care apprenticeships

Our wide range of care apprenticeships are suitable for public, private, and voluntary businesses, including large and small care providers, as well as specialisms in community, residential, domiciliary and outreach care. Here are just a selection of some of the leading employers in the care sector that we work with:

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Candour Conversations looks at the sector as a whole and addresses industry-specific news, advancements and concerns whilst highlighting the benefits of the modern apprenticeship in the workplace.

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Apprenticeships to solve challenges in the care sector

Recruitment and retention are some of the key challenges facing the care sector. At Paragon Skills, we firmly believe that apprenticeships and training with clear career progressions can be a foolproof plan to recover the workforce and morale in the care sector in the coming years.  With apprentices of all ages ready to learn, the right care apprenticeship could be the answer to your hiring needs.

Watch our video to see some key industry statistics and research around attraction to the sector, career progression and retention, and what this means for the future of your workforce and business.

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