This qualiﬁcation is designed to build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years.
It incorporates all the units from the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF) which means it meets the requirements needed to work in the Children and Young People’s Workforce.
In addition, it has extended units to assess, build and develop the higher level skills required to study effectively and successfully in higher education.
If you have already completed the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce, you only need to complete the additional units and assignments to gain the full qualification.
Anyone who works or wants to work at a supervisory level in the children and young people’s workforce or who is looking to go onto take a degree in a related discipline.
You should be at least 16 years old and it is recommended you have a GCSE in English and Maths.
The Diploma requires 150 credits.
It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor and CACHE. For the Children and Young People Workforce units this could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task set by CACHE.
The extended units will be assessed by mandatory tasks set by CACHE plus three written assignments.
Yes, you will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
You can usually complete it in 2 years.
The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services or a Degree in a related discipline .
The points range from 80 (grade E) to 420 (grade A*).
We are flexible with training numbers so please call us with your requirements. We can then work something out for you.
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