Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare

Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare

A Residential Childcare advanced apprenticeship

This apprenticeship is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age. It is relevant to a wide range of job roles in early years and social care settings and is suitable for learners who are working or want to work at a supervisory level in the Children and Young People’s Workforce.

  • The employee must meet a minimum level of English and Maths skills in order to undertake this course.

 

To be eligible – employees must:

  • Be aged 16 years or older
  • Have been resident in the UK/EU for at least three years prior to commencing your apprenticeship
  • Be employed in England and have a Contract of Employment
  • Work for at least 30 hours per week
  • Not currently enrolled onto any other apprenticeship, or another DfE funded FE/HE programme
  • Meet a minimum level of English and Maths skills in order to undertake this course.

 

Training is arranged to suit your business needs:

The minimum Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the Advanced Apprenticeship Residential Childcare is 749 hours.

Training takes on average 20 months to complete, however this can be shorter dependent upon whether the employee has any recognition of prior learning (RPL) or unit/credit exemptions. We will discuss this with your staff at enrolment.

 


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Course structure

The course is made up of the following components:

  • Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare
  • Functional Skills English, Maths and ICT (Level 2)
  • Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

 

Mandatory Units

  • Understand the development of children and young people in residential childcare
  • Understand how to safeguard and protect children and young people in residential childcare
  • Understand how to support children and young people who have experienced harm or abuse
  • Promote effective communication and information handling in residential childcare settings
  • Support risk management in residential childcare
  • Assessment and planning with children and young people in residential childcare
  • Support group living in residential childcare
  • Understand how to support positive outcomes for children and young people in residential childcare
  • Support attachment and positive relationships for children and young people in residential childcare
  • Support the well-being and resilience of children and young people in residential childcare
  • Support children and young people in residential childcare to achieve their learning potential
  • Support children and young people in residential childcare to manage their health
  • Support the development of socially aware behaviour with children and young people in residential childcare
  • Engage in professional development in residential childcare settings
  • Support the rights, diversity and equality of children and young people in residential childcare
  • Participate in teams to benefit children and young people in residential childcare

 

Optional Units

Additional units to meet a minimum of 8 credits.

 

Functional Skills (Level 2)

Everyday English and Maths and ICT to bring skills up to date. This consists of teaching, four tests and three practical assignments.

 

Level 2 Award in Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

 


If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us on: Tel: 0191 477 0840 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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