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Children, Young People and Families Practitioner Level 4 Apprenticeship

Programme Type: Higher Apprenticeship Standard
Availability: Isle of Wight only

Is it for me?

If you would like to make a real difference to children, young people and families and help them reach their full potential then this apprenticeship will provide you with the opportunity, knowledge and skills you need. As part of the programme you will also develop an understanding of child and young person development by undertaking the Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare.
Essential Information
Entry Requirements
No formal entry requirements
Course Length
20 months
Start Date
Set by the employer
Qualifications Achievable

Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare

Maths & English Level 2 if required

Location(s)
Mainly in the workplace. Some knowledge sessions and testing may take place at one of our campuses.

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Overview

As a practitioner you will be working with children, young people and families, including carers, to achieve positive and sustainable change in their lives. You will demonstrate a passion to care for and about children, young people and families and be skilled in recognising and assessing the complex needs that children, young people and families often present. Your approach will be one of respectful curiosity that challenges and supports children, young people and families to achieve their potential and stay safe. At the end of the apprenticeship the high quality of your practice will be making a real difference to those that you work with.
What will I learn?

During your Apprenticeship you will take the lead in developing and delivering children’s placement plans and will work with children to support their health, education, social and day to day needs, playing a significant role in helping them to thrive and fulfil their potential. You will also gain skills in communication and team work, identifying and addressing barriers and contributing to own professional development.

What does the Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare cover?

This diploma will develop the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people in a residential childcare setting, including: wellbeing and resilience, positive relationships and attachments, health and safety, sexual exploitation, communication, positive behaviour and positive outcomes. This also includes an understanding of child and young person development and offers the learner the opportunity to cover optional topics which are particularly suited to specific residential childcare and respite care settings. Read here for more information on the Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare.

How will I be assessed?

During your Apprenticeship you will work alongside your Training Consultant who will provide continuous assessment and feedback to ensure you successfully complete your diploma and apprenticeship standard. On completion of your programme you will demonstrate what you have learnt through a practical observation done in the workplace and a competence interview based on the portfolio or evidence you will have built during your Apprenticeship.

Need to go deeper into the details of this Apprenticeship?

Full, up-to-date details of this Apprenticeship can be found on the Institute for Apprenticeships website here:

What can I do after this Apprenticeship?

Following successful completion of your apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to progress onto the Operations/Departmental Manager Level 5 Apprenticeship

What advice and guidance can I expect to receive?

From the time you contact us, during training, and after you complete your programme, our experienced staff are on hand to provide you with the help and advice you need to achieve your career aspirations. More information about the Careers Programme we offer can be found on our Support Page or contact one of our Recruitment and Careers Advisors using our Contact Form or by calling 01983 533926.

Contact us now and get onto your career-boosting Apprenticeship

Newport Old Grammar School Campus: 01983 533926