This qualification enables you to work un-supervised with children and young people in a residential setting
Please find details on Level 3 Apprenticeship/Diploma in Residential Childcare . If you wish to know more about this course, please use the register your interest form on the page.
Who The Apprenticeship Is For
All those who already have an understanding of a childcare setting and would like to gain a qualification to work un-supervised in a residential setting
What Will You Learn
This advanced qualification will prepare you with the further skills to work un-supervised as a Childcare Worker in a residential setting. The course will enhance your skills in childcare by covering; engaging in professional development in residential child care, safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and support group living in a residential child care setting. There are optional units available to tailor your course towards working with children with learning or behavioural difficulties or supporting young people leaving a residential care setting
You will be assigned a qualified training advisor, where learning will be undertaken by mixture of 1 to 1 sessions, group sessions, on/off the job learning and mentor support as well as opportunities to supervise others.
The course will be assessed via a range of methods which could include direct observations within a classroom or nursery setting, written/electronic portfolio, guided discussions and assignments
There would be opportunities to progress onto a Level 5 Leadership for Children and Young People’s Services or a relevant Foundation/Honours Degree
Potential job roles include Children Centre Worker, Nursery Nurse, Nursery School Teacher or Self-Employment as a Registered Child Minder
You need to have been a resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the past 3 years and should be at least 16 years old. You will need to be currently employed, or volunteering within the Children and Young Peoples Workforce to show competence
Please contact us for more information on 0191 5874570