As part of the Level 4 and 5 QW Health and Social Care and Childcare qualifications, all learners will need to complete an External Assessment and in order to do this, learners will need to be registered on the Pro platform, as opposed to Walled Garden. We have developed a video ’Getting started with Pro’ to advise you how to create users in the Pro platform, as well as how to register learners for these qualifications.
Further support materials are available in Pro under the Welsh Qualifications tab and if you have any further questions on this, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org’.
This qualification aims to develop the knowledge, understanding, behaviours and skills of workers who are responsible for supporting shared lives placements/arrangements and Adult Placement/Shared Lives Carers.
This qualification has been developed in close collaboration with key sector stakeholders, including Social Care Wales and Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW).
This qualification is practice-based and assesses learners’ knowledge and practice. It is designed for learners in work-based learning, further education and higher education.
This qualification will allow learners to develop the knowledge and skills required to undertake a role that supports shared lives placements/arrangements and Adult Placement/Shared Lives Carers.
To achieve the Level 4 Adult Placement/ Shared Lives qualification, learners must achieve:
|Unit Number||Unit Title||GLH||Credit|
|434||Provide support for Adult Placement/ Shared Lives carers||115||27|
|Unit Number||Unit Title||GLH||Credit|
|435||Develop understanding of dementia||55||18|
|436||Develop understanding of learning disability and autism||54||18|
|437||Develop understanding of mental ill-health||55||18|
Candidates must successfully complete:
The assessments have been designed for candidates to show their knowledge, understanding and skills of both the mandatory units and their chosen pathway content. The assessments cover written elements to reflect knowledge and understanding, as well as practice elements that include the direct observation of learner practice to confirm their competence in the practical skills required for their chosen pathway content.
The qualification allows learners to progress within employment or further study at a higher level.
For more information on requirements to work within the Health and Social Care sector, including specific job roles, refer to the ‘Qualification framework for social care and regulated childcare in Wales’ which can be accessed on the Social Care Wales’ website.
Head to our Training and Events page for the latest information on Professional Development events and learning opportunities for this qualification.
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