This qualification is practice-based for experienced staff looking to enrich and extend their knowledge and skills in a particular area of Childcare relevant to their work setting. Learners need to be in relevant employment to undertake this qualification, as it cannot be undertaken on a work placement. The qualification is suitable for:
The qualification provides the opportunity to enhance the learners' skills by using a range of units appropriate to a particular area of practice, approach or intervention model. The available units are being finalised in collaboration with stakeholders and the Childcare sector as part of the qualification development process.
The final structure will be confirmed shortly.
This qualification contains both internal and external assessments. Internal assessment will be via a portfolio of evidence including direct observation of practice supported by reflective tasks and the external assessment will be via a holistic project.
The qualification recognises specialist skills for progression onto:
Opportunities for further study and professional training are being explored with universities across Wales.
There are no documents available for this qualification at the moment.
The latest information Professional Development events and learning opportunities will be available here from autumn 2018.
You will be able to see details on how to find a centre here.