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Professional Care Pathway

Introducing the Professional Care Pathway – the most comprehensive training programme the sector has ever seen. 

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professional care career pathway

Structured as a flexible six-year package, this programme will provide you with the opportunity to progress to a Level 5 qualification. The Professional Care Pathway also offers the opportunity to complete a teaching qualification in the final year.

Significantly, it is open equally to those new to the sector, those already following a career within it, and those considering a return to health and social care. For employers, the pathway commences at the recruitment stage making it the most comprehensive and advanced programme of its kind in the care sector.

Whether you are new to the care sector, or are already following a career within it, the Professional Care Pathway is a fantastic opportunity for you to carve out your career in care.

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Professional Care Pathway -Year 1​
Mandatory Modules

Communication in care settings
Handle information in care settings
Personal development in care settings
Implement person-centred approaches in care settings
Equality and inclusion in care settings
Health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
Responsibilities of a care worker
Duty of care
Safeguarding and protection in care settings

Qualifications

Level 2 Diploma in Care
Level 1 Functional Skills English
Level 1 Functional Skills Maths
Care Certificate

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Professional Care Pathway -Years 2&3
Mandatory Modules

Promote communication in care settings
Promote effective handling of information in care settings
Promote personal development in care settings
Promote person-centred approaches in care settings
Promote equality and inclusion in care settings
Promote health, safety and wellbeing in care settings
Responsibilities of a care worker
Duty of care in care settings
Promote safeguarding and protection in care settings

Qualifications

Level 3 Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
Level 2 Functional Skills English
Level 2 Functional Skills Maths
Care Certificate

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Professional Care Pathway -Years 4&5
Mandatory Modules

Leadership and management in adult care
Governance and regulatory processes in adult care
Lead communication in adult care
Manager a partnership approach in adult care
Deliver person-centred adult care
Professional development, supervision and performance management in adult care
Manage resources in adult care
Manage safeguarding, protection and risk in adult care
Manage self in adult care
Lead decision making in adult care
Entrepreneurial skills and innovation in adult care

Qualifications

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care
Level 2 Functional skills English
Level 2 Functional skills Maths

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Professional Care Pathway -Year 6 (optional)
Mandatory Modules

Plan coaching and assessment
Procedures for planning coaching and assessment
Deliver coaching support
Effective coaching practice
Assess learners
Effective vocational assessment
Support quality improvement
Ways to support quality improvement

Qualifications

Level 4 apprenticeship assessor coach
Level 1 safeguarding in a learning environment

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