Timeline of reform

Following a recent review by Qualifications Wales, the delivery times  for the delivery of the reformed Health and Social Care, and Childcare qualifications have changed. The notification is available here.

City & Guilds/WJEC are working together to be the sole provider of fundable Health and Social Care, and Childcare qualifications in Wales. The timeline of reform can be found below:

Qualification First teaching date    Estimated publication date for draft materials Estimated final publication date

GCSE Health and Social Care, and Childcare

 September 2019  N/A  Published
Health and Social Care: Core (level 2)  September 2019  N/A  Published

Children’s Care, Play, Learning and  Development: Core (level 2)

 September 2019  N/A  Published

Children’s Care, Play, Learning and  Development: Practice (level 2)

 September 2019  N/A  Published

Children’s Care, Play, Learning and  Development: Practice (level 3)

 September 2019  N/A  Published

Children’s Care, Play, Learning and  Development: Practice and Theory (level 2)

 September 2019  N/A  Published

Health and Social Care: Practice (Adults) (level 2)

 September 2019  N/A  Published

Health and Social Care: Practice (Adults) (level 3)

 September 2019  N/A  Published

Health and Social Care: Practice (Children and Young People) (level 3)

 September 2019   N/A  Published

Health and Social Care: Principles and  Contexts (level 2)

 September 2019  N/A  Published

Health and Social Care: Principles and Contexts (level 3)

 September 2020 N/A  Published
Advanced GCE and Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Health and Social Care, and Childcare (level 3)  September 2020  N/A  Published

Children's Care, Play, Learning and  Development: Practice and Theory (level 3)

 September 2020  N/A  Published

Preparing for Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care (level 4)

 September 2020  N/A  Published

Leadership and Management of health and Social Care: Practice (level 5)

 September 2020  N/A  Published

Preparing for Leadership and Management in Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development (level 4)

 September 2020  N/A  Published

Leadership and Management of Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice (level 5)

 September 2020  N/A  Published

Health and Social Care with Specialism (level 4)

 September 2020  N/A  Published

Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development with Specialism (level 4)

 September 2020  N/A  Published

*Subject to change

View the timeline on the Qualifications Wales website 

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