This is a work-based qualification and all evidence produced must be in relation to the individual's job role and responsibility. The award is made up of six units, four of which are mandatory. Mandatory units: Support effective communication; Support the health and safety of yourself and individuals; Support the safeguarding of children; Develop your own knowledge and practice. In addition to the above two further units must be chosen from a number of options.
Individuals must be in continuous employment in a Children and Young People setting for a minimum of 16 hours per week (paid or voluntary) with a minimum of 3 months' experience. Individuals must have a sound understanding of current guidance and frameworks, legislation, policies and procedures applicable to the work setting. Selection for the course will be by interview.
at SCQF Level 5
Part time (work based)
Children and Young People