You will develop the specialist knowledge and skills needed for:
This Award is particularly relevant for key workers who provide sustained, intensive, whole family support and co-ordinate multi-agency input. You may for example be working in family intervention services, as part of a housing team, within a youth offending team, or be from a children's centre. This qualification has been designed for senior practice and supervisory or management roles within a range of settings. Learners will have management or supervisory responsibility for other staff or a high level of independence in developing responses to the service users’ needs.
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The selection process will include a basic Initial Assessment in Maths and English where you will need to achieve a minimum of level 2 and an in depth interview during which your suitability, commitment and interest for the programme will be determined. You may also be required to carry out a skills test.
You must have already achieved the Level 3 for the Children and Young Peoples Workforce or Level 3 Working with Parents or equivalent.
The suitability of your employer will also be determined before you are accepted onto the programme.
Your employer will need to demonstrate that they have the necessary Health and Safety arrangements in place to satisfy legislative requirements, and that they are able to provide you with the full range of work to successfully complete the qualification.
• Level 5 Diploma in Children and Young People’s Workforce
You may be eligible for a Higher Education Loan or Bursary when studying this course.