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Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (England) (Social Care)


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

Who can apply  -  Adults 19 years old or older, who work or wants to work at a supervisory level in the children and young people’s workforce.

How to apply  -  This is a practical course, designed to build and develop your competencies. You must be 19 years of age or older and working in a child care setting, either as a paid or as a volunteer.

We do not have set entry requirements however, you will be asked to attend a Pre-enrolment meeting, to discuss your individual learning needs and help you to decide if this is the correct course for you.

Related qualifications you can progress to?

  • The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s
  • Home Based Childcare (CYPOP 5)

Types of jobs and roles you can apply for with this qualification

  • Assistant Pre-school Workers
    • Assistant in Children's Centres
    • Assistant in Day Nurseries, Nursery Schools and Nursery Classes
  • 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

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