Higher Level Apprenticeship in Leadership for Children's Care Learning and Development (Management)
Diploma in Leadership for Children's Care Learning and Development (leadership and Management) (Wales and Northern Ireland) is a nationally recognised qualification gained in the workplace
Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children's Care, Learning and Development (leadership and Management) (Wales and Northern Ireland) is a nationally recognised qualification. It is based on National Occupational Standards, which are standards written by employers and experts in your industry. Your qualification will show you are competent to lead and manage within childcare registered settings in Northern Ireland. Diplomas are work based qualifications, so you should choose a qualification that best matches the type of work you already carry out, or expect to carry out in the future. Students should be in working in registered childcare setting in management capacity.
* This course is delivered over 2 school years
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You must possess at least one of the following:
- 5 GCSE Passes grade c or above including Maths and English
- Recognised Level 3 Child Care Award
* Minimum age entry 19 years old
You should be employed in a supervisory role at management level in a recognised registered childcare setting to apply for this course.
This course will allow students to obtain recognised management qualification as per Northern Ireland social care Council recommendations and allow for progression to senior management roles in childcare settings.
Alternatively, further study at a higher level may lead to jobs such as nursing, teaching and social work.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Students will have a Level 5 leadership and Management qualification enabling them to apply for senior roles in childcare settings
Where will it take me?
Students will be assessed through a variety of methods including observations, reflective accounts, and assignments. Practical assessment is undertaken in early years settings and you will build a portfolio of evidence. Modules are assessed through written coursework/assignments. 12 Mandatory units and optional units as per Awarding Body standards. Mandatory units
- Support Children’s Care, Learning and Development in the Early Years
- Understand Children and Young Person’s Development 35
- Lead Practice that Supports Positive Outcomes for Child and Young Person’s Development
- Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures to Support the Safeguarding of Children and Young People
- Professional Practice in Children’s Care, Learning and Development
- Develop Health and Safety and Risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
- Work in Partnership in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
- Use and Develop Systems that Promote Communication
- Promote Professional Development
- Champion Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
- Lead and Manage a Team within a Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Setting
- Develop Professional Supervision Practice in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Work Settings
How will it make me more employable?
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