QCF Level 3 Diploma for the Children & Young People’s Workforce and Level 3 Diploma in Residential Child Care

Diploma in Children and Young People`s Workforce Level 3

This Diploma is for non residential social care.

The Diploma is made of units with different credit value and learners need to achieve 65 credits to be awarded a Diploma, approximately 21 units. All learners will complete the mandatory core units and then a range of optional units that reflect their service area and work role.

Structure of Diploma

  • Group A is made up of 11 mandatory units
  • Group D is for social care
  • Group F provides the opportunity to take a variety of competence units that reflect job roles.

Core Units Group A Mandatory units

The Core units cover principles, values and practice common to all settings.

0531Promote communication in Children and Young People`s settings care
0532Engage in personal development in Children and Young People`s settings
053Promote equality and inclusion in Children and Young People`s
054Principles for implementing duty of care in Children and Young People`s
022Understand Children and Young People`s development
024Promote Children and Young People`s development
025Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of Children and Young People
027Support Children and Young People`s health &  safety
028Develop positive relationships with Children and Young People
029Working together for the benefit of Children and Young People
030Understand how to achieve positive outcomes for Children and Young People`

Social Care Pathway

Group D

069Assessment and planning with Children and Young People
070Promote the well being and resilience of Children and Young People
071Professional practice in Children and Young People settings

 

The Children’s Social Care pathway is for staff employed in all non-residential social care services: day care, respite and community services.

The qualification is made up of 11 mandatory units which all learners complete gaining 27 credits. The learner then does mandatory units for their chosen pathway. In the Children`s Social Care pathway there are 3 mandatory units gaining 13 credits.

Learners choose from a range of optional units to achieve the full Diploma and a further credit of 25 from completing 6 units.

Diploma for Residential Childcare

The Diploma is made of units with different credit value and learners need to achieve 61 credits to be awarded a Diploma, approximately 19 units. All learners will complete the mandatory core units and then optional units that reflect their service area and work role.

Structure of Diploma

The diploma consists of 16 mandatory units, 53 credits in total. The remaining 8 credits are picked from the optional units.

301 Understand the development of children and young people in residential childcare
302 Understand how to safeguard and protect children and young people in residential care
303 Understand how to support children and young people who have experienced harm or abuse
304 Promote effective communication and information handling in residential childcare
305 Support risk management in residential childcare
306 Assessment and planning with children and young people in residential childcare
307 Support group living in residential childcare
308 Understand how to support positive outcomes for children and young people in residential care
309 Support attachment and positive relationships for children and young people
310 Support the well-being and resilience of children and young people in residential care
311 Support children and young people in residential childcare to achieve their learning
Potential
312 Support children and young people in residential childcare to manage their health
313 Support the development of socially aware behaviour with children and young people
314 Engage in professional development
315 Support the rights, diversity and equality of children and young people in
316 Participate in teams to benefit children and young people in residential childcare

Programme

We provide flexible access to the qualification, learners are able to register at anytime. We can provide group or individual inductions and assessments. To minimise disruption to services we carry out all induction and assessment in the candidates workplace.

  • Learners receive an induction, at which point a learning needs analysis is performed
  • Learners are seen individually once per month by their assessor for advice, planning and assessment.
  • Learners can receive additional support from their assessor by telephone, fax or e-mail
  • Observation of practice is a primary source of evidence at Level 3

Monitoring and Outcomes

Throughout the qualification, progress is monitored and reviewed with candidates to ensure they complete within the agreed timescales.

Monthly reports are provided to purchasers to keep them informed of delivery and outcomes.

Costs & Funding

Costs are available on request for full or part qualifications. Support can be given to organisations wanting to apply for funding and payment plans are available on request. Full funding for this qualification is available under the apprenticeship programme.

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