Children's Services

Develop your knowledge and skills of working with children and young people in a residential childcare setting.

Level 3 Children and Young Person’s Workforce Apprenticeship in Residential Childcare

This qualification is for:  learners wanting to work in residential childcare settings with children and young people. 
Learning time: Minimum 366 days 
Progressions: Level 5 Diploma in Leadership Management for residential Childcare Apprenticeship 
Examples of progression: Residential Childcare Home Manager, Registered Manager.

Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England) (RQF)

This qualification is for: learners wanting to work in residential childcare with children and young people. 
Learning time: 466 hours 
Progression: Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management for Residential Childcare 
Examples of job progression: Residential Childcare Workers, Managers,and Deputies and Assistant Managers in Children and Young Person Residential Settings

Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England) (RQF)

This qualification is for:  learners already be in senior roles and  will develop their skills and knowledge of how to manage practice and lead others in residential childcare settings. 
Learning time: 
650 
Progression: 
A foundation degree/degree in a related discipline 
Examples of job progression: Team leaders, Social Workers,  Deputy Managers.

Level 3 Children and Young Person’s Workforce Apprenticeship in Residential Childcare

This qualification is for:  learners wanting to work in residential childcare settings with children and young people. 
Learning time: Minimum 366 days 
Progressions: Level 5 Diploma in Leadership Management for residential Childcare Apprenticeship 
Examples of progression: Residential Childcare Home Manager, Registered Manager.