ABM Training is a specialist training provider supporting employers and employees in the care sector through our programme of Adult Care Apprenticeships. Over the past 13 years we’ve trained more than 3000 employees. We offer a full suite of qualifications and apprenticeships that are funded through the Governments apprenticeship levy scheme. ABM apprentices not only complete an apprenticeship they gain formal qualifications recognised by the CQC and Skills for Care including:
We deliver all of this using the Apprenticeship Levy scheme. As an employer you’ll pay no more than £300 towards the cost of training your staff. Government will contribute up to £5700.
85% of ABM apprentices achieve either merit or distinction grades and we were fully inspected by OFSTED in September 2021. OFSTED’s detailed report concluded that we are a GOOD provider in everything that we do.
Read on to discover more about each of our apprenticeships, the support services that we provide or to register your interest.
ABM Training: Adult Care Apprenticeships
Adult Care Worker Apprenticeships
This Level 2 apprenticeship includes all of the basic training that is needed to get a new member of staff up and running and delivering excellent care. Our training is fully grounded in the 6Cs and builds employees’ technical caring skills as well as their confidence, compassion and self awareness. Participants complete the Level 2 Diploma in Care as a mandatory part of the course. When learners need it we include additional English and maths support too.
Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeships
This Level 3 apprenticeship is aimed at care supervisors and senior care workers – frontline staff who take the lead role in managing the delivery of a care plan. We cover all the core skills and competencies that will enable your employees to plan, encourage and support a person centred approach to care and to ensure that service users achieve their personal living goals. Participants complete the Level 3 Diploma in Care as a mandatory part of the course and when learners need it we include additional English and maths support too.
Lead Practitioner in Adult Care Apprenticeships
This Level 4 apprenticeship focuses on developing the specialist skills and knowledge enabling more experienced staff to take the lead in areas such as care needs assessment as well as inclusivity and safeguarding. ABM Lead Practitioners will take a leading role in coaching and mentoring others as well as assessing performance. The programme is grounded in a strong working knowledge the 6Cs and includes the Level 4 Diploma in Health Care.
Leader in Adult Care Apprenticeships
This is a Level 5 Apprenticeship programme aimed at people who are in management and leadership positions in the care sector and / or care homes. Key training includes: leadership styles; team management; performance management; health and wellbeing; safeguarding; change management; communication skills. Compliance and the safe delivery of services. Our course includes the Level Diploma in Leader and Management for Care.
ABM Training: Services and Support for Employers
We support our apprenticeship employers with a full range of wrap around services. Here’s our top four:
At ABM training we offer a free recruitment service to help you find and attract new employees as apprentices. Successful applicants work for you and join one of our four care apprenticeship programmes. We have an expert team on hand to help you with job descriptions, person specifications, candidate attraction, shortlisting and interviewing. Once we’ve helped you with all that we’ll sort our your funding so that your new employee can start their apprenticeship programme.
We’re a specialist apprenticeship training provider and listed on the Governments Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP). We can help you set up your own digital accounts so that you can access apprenticeship levy funding. We cam also help you secure funding from other employers who have unspent apprenticeship levy funds available through a range of Levy Transfer schemes.
In effect our training programmes are extremely cost effective. Often, as the employer, you’ll pay no more than £150. Apprentices pay no fees at all. Government funding picks up at least 95% of your training costs. We sort all this out for you.
Flexible, Fit for Purpose Training
We’re we organise our training to make best use of digital and online e-learning (super flexible) whilst combing this with more traditional 1-2-1 coaching and assessment practices. Feedback from learners, employers and OFSTED is really GOOD. We make learning engaging, fun, effective and impactful. Read our latest Apprentice newsletter to find out more or watch our 2 minute video presentation.
Contract Management and Reporting
How do you know if your employees are being well trained, learning new skills and applying those in role at work ? How do you know if your apprentices are on target and likely to complete their programme on time ? What grade will they get ?
At ABM Training we monitor learning progress weekly. We also ask apprentices and employers to provide regular feedback and we observe learners in the workplace so that we can assess the impact of the training we deliver.
Best of all we send you regular, simple to follow, learner progress reports so that you too can see wether your apprentices are performing well. All part of our contract management service.
Get in touch with our expert team to find out more …
We’re adding new apprenticeship programmes throughout 2022 as we work with more and more apprenticeship employers. Book mark our page to keep up to date.
Interested in seeing a bit more of what we do ? Try our Apprenticetv channels to experience unique ABM online and video learning resources or call us on 01634 799950.