This course is is for Senior Practitioners, Deputy Managers and Assistant Managers who work within early years and childcare settings. The qualification provides an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills that will aid progression to a management role for those practitioners who wish to follow this career pathway.
Leadership for Children’s Care, Learning & Development
To achieve the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children’s Care Learning and Development (Advanced Practice), learners must achieve a minimum of 80 credits:
- Mandatory (46 credits)
- Optional (34 credits)
To achieve the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children’s Care Learning and Development (Management), learners must achieve a minimum of 90 credits:
- Mandatory (58 credits)
- Optional (32 credits)
All units are internally assessed. Assessment enables the learner’s workplace practice to provide evidence for individual units as well as the whole qualification. Methods of assessment could include:
- Direct Observation Within the Workplace
- Portfolio of Evidence
- Professional Discussion
- Written Assignments or a Task Set
The qualification will be a pass or refer and all the assessment criteria of the chosen units must be achieved in order to obtain a pass.
There are no formal entry requirements.
- Applicants must have a clean Enhanced DBS check.
- You should be responsible for running a facility that provides services for vulnerable children. You might be an assistant or deputy manager, or a manager who has not yet achieved a recognised vocational qualification at this level.
- Text books
- No Fee if this course is taken as an Apprenticeship
The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.