This qualification is practice-based and assesses learners’ knowledge and competence to practice in employment. It provides the opportunity to enrich knowledge and skills using both mandatory content and optional units in settings focused on children and young people, such as residential childcare, residential family centres or foster care. It is suitable for:
Please note: this qualification cannot be undertaken whilst on a work placement, but can be undertaken through work-based learning using a community based providers or at a further education college.
The Level 3 Health and Social Care: Practice (Children and Young People) qualification is innovative and topical.
The content is in the process of being finalised, however, the following themes are very likely to be included in the final version:
This qualification contains both mandatory and optional units.
It is assessed using a portfolio that includes direct observation of practice and internally assessed tasks.
Successful completion of this qualification enables learners to work in a senior role with children and young people who are vulnerable or in need. Learners will also be able to apply for registration with Social Care Wales as a Senior Care Worker, providing that they also meet any other additional registration requirements. The qualification provides the appropriate knowledge and competence to practice and to prepare for progression on to:
Other qualifications in the suite that may be of interest are:
There are no documents available for this qualification at the moment.
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