This qualification will combine theoretical knowledge in Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development with the practical skills needed to work within the sector.
The qualification will be designed for post-16 learners who want to enter employment or further education. Learners are strongly recommended to complete the Level 2 Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Core qualification prior to or alongside this qualification. On completion, learners will be able to work as a qualified Level 3 Childcare worker.
The qualification will combine the content from the Level 3 Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice with additional knowledge areas.
The topics likely to be included:
Learners will also gain knowledge and understanding of:
Assessment approaches for the practice elements are in the process of being developed. Guidance will be provided on the structure and nature of assessment in summer 2018.
The additional knowledge components will be assessed through a combination of external examinations and assignments.
Completion of the Level 3 Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice and Theory qualification could lead to:
There are no documents available for this qualification at the moment.
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