Children & Young Peoples Workforce - Residential Childcare - Level 3 Diploma (NVQ)

Course overview

National Vocational Qualifications are one of the most popular qualifications within industry as they are delivered during working hours and demonstrate competency within a job role. These qualifications are based on national occupational standards, which are statements of performance that describe what competent people in a particular occupation are expected to be able to do. They cover all the main aspect of a specified occupation, including current best practice and are ideal for addressing skills gaps as well as identifying competence.
To achieve the full qualification, candidates must attain a minimum of 65 credits in total, comprising all the mandatory and pathway units listed. Optional units will be identified via discussion with the learning and Skills Development Officer

Mandatory Units

• Understand the development of children and young people in residential childcare
• Understand how to safeguard and protect children and young people in residential
childcare
• Understand how to support children and young people who have experienced harm or
abuse
• Promote effective communication and information handling in residential childcare settings
• Support risk management in residential childcare
• Assessment and planning with children and young people in residential childcare
• Support group living in residential childcare
• Understand how to support positive outcomes for children and young people in residential
care
• Support attachment and positive relationships for children and young people in residential
childcare
• Support the wellbeing and resilience of children and young people in residential childcare
• Support children and young people in residential childcare to achieve their learning
potential
• Support children and young people in residential childcare to manage their health
• Support the development of socially aware behaviour with children and young people in
residential care
• Engage in professional development in residential childcare settings
• Support the rights, diversity and equality of children and young people in residential
childcare
• Participate in teams to benefit children and young people in residential childcare

Optional Units

• Understand the care system and its impact on children and young people
• Understand the youth justice system as it relates to residential childcare
• Support young people leaving care
• Understand residential childcare for children and young people with complex disabilities
or conditions
• Understand support for young people with complex disabilities or conditions making the
transition into adulthood
• Work with the families of children and young people in residential childcare
• Support use of medication in social care settings

Entry requirements

To be working a minimum of 10 hours per week in a appropriate vocational role which will enable you to gather the evidence for your qualification.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment for this qualification will be via direct observation in the working environment.  Knowledge will also be assessed via assignments or a portfolio of evidence.  Some of the evidence used in portfolios will include; witness testimonies, professional discussion and the learners' own plans and written records. City & Guilds are the awarding body.

What can I do next

Upon completing this qualification a review will take place with yourself and your employer to discuss progression opportunties which may lead to further study.

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Start Date
Flexible

Qualifications / Level
Level 3

Study Type
Part Time

Location
Workplace

Cost
£1556.00

Course Code
SOL14153