This qualification is practice-based and assesses learners’ knowledge and competence to practice in employment or a work placement. It is suitable for the following:
Learners not yet in employment must complete a minimum of 700 hours work placement; this must be in a Level 3 role working with children under the age of 8 years. Hours undertaken whilst in a Level 2 role cannot contribute to total requirement.
The content for this qualification is still being finalised although the following themes are likely to be included:
The qualification contains both mandatory and optional units. It will be assessed using a portfolio of evidence that includes direct observation of practice as well as internally assessed tasks.
Completion of the Level 3 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice qualification enables learners to work as a qualified Level 3 childcare worker in an unsupervised capacity and in many work settings to undertake a leadership role. The qualification could also lead to:
Learners may also be interested in other qualifications within the suite including:
There are no documents available for this qualification at the moment.
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