Childcare: Children and Young Peoples Diploma Residential Childcare Level 3 Work-based (AFCHD)

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What will you be working towards?

Code BC277
Qualification Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Part Time

Overview

This qualification is designed to build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years. It covers a diverse range of job roles.

Details

Learners must achieve 61 credits. 53 credits must be achieved from Mandatory Group A. Learners must also complete a minimum of 3 Optional Units from Optional Group B, to achieve a minimum of 8 credits.

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 childcare

• Support attachment and positive relationships for children and young people in residential childcare

• Support the well-being 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 childcare

• 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

• 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

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed by your assessor using a portfolio of evidence, observations in the workplace and assessment tasks.

Entry requirements

Learners should be at least 18 years old.

You need to be employed within a Residential Childcare setting. As your programme may involve working with children, you will be required to undertake a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Your next steps...

Learners can progress onto the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England), or a Foundation Degree in a related discipline.

Learners can progress to become:

• Residential childcare workers

• Registered residential childcare managers, deputies and assistant managers (further professional development / qualification may be required once in post)

• Managers, deputy and assistant managers in other adult or children and young people’s social care settings (further professional development/ qualification may be required once in post).