Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) Dip L3

This qualification is for people wanting to work in the children and young people’s workforce. Suitable for those in full or part time learning or employment, it develops the wide-ranging knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth up to 19 years.

It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas - including those in social care settings and offers a wealth of career opportunities. On completion learners will be able to work unsupervised with children and young people.

The qualification is split into 2 pathways: • Social care • Learning, development and support services

Site

Eastbourne

Level

Level 3

Course Type

Adult

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Courses

Options Course Code Starts Ends Standard Fee
enquire apply 60377y1 20/09/22 22/06/24 £2882

What will I study?

You will need to complete the 11 core mandatory units regardless of the pathway taken. These are:

Promote communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Understand child and young person development Promote child and young person development Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people Support children and young people’s health and safety Develop positive relationships with children, young people and others involved in their care Working together for the benefit of children and young people Understand how to support positive outcomes for children and young people

For the Social care pathway and Learning, development and support services pathway you will need to complete a further 3 mandatory units from a range of units available chosen by your tutor

How will I be assessed?

All units are assessed internally using a range of methods. This includes direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, and written assignments

What qualification will I achieve?

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (England)

What can I do after completing this course?

On completion learners can progress to various job roles depending on the pathway taken. The lists below are not all-inclusive but give a taster of the opportunities available. This qualification can also provide progression to the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services or a Foundation Degree.

Social care pathway: • supporting teaching and learning workers who visit families of pre-school children at home • foster carers • children and families social workers • registered managers of children’s homes, plus deputy and assistant managers • residential childcare workers children and family court advisory and support service advisers • youth worker • community care officer • professional assistant • family centre worker Learning, development and support services pathway: • learning mentor

Are there any extra costs?

No

Additional Info

Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as they will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.