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City & Guilds Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Childrens Care, Learning and Development (Advanced Practice) (Wales and Northern Ireland)

Pearson

Level 5

Description

This Diploma is aimed at those working with children and young People from 0-19 years, concentrating on Early Years Practice. The qualification meets the minimum standards for managing Child Care settings as set out in DHSSPS Child-minding and Day Care (Children under 12). It is designed to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills including those relating to leading teams and managing resources within children and young people’s settings.

Schedule

Duration: Session dependent
Hours per Week: Session dependent
Total Hours: Session dependent
Day(s): Session dependent
Start Time: Session dependent
End Time: Session dependent

Additional Information

During your course you may be required to purchase course text books and incur additional costs for printing, photocopying and binding. The overall additional costs incurred to support your studies may be in the region of £250 per year.

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Course Content

This qualification has been designed to: / provide a broad understanding of the children and young people’s sector and to develop and enhance the practical skills and knowledge required; / enable learners to make an informed assessment of their own aptitude for work in this sector and to make informed decisions about careers; / encourage learners to reach a level of knowledge and skills that will facilitate progress into further vocational learning or to potential employment in the sector; / encourage learners to value continued learning and remain in the learning process; / allow learners to learn, develop and practice selected skills required for progression in the sector; / 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.

Assessment Method

The primary assessment method for this competence-based qualification will take place in the workplace under real work conditions, using observations and professional discussion by a qualified assessor and/or testimony from an expert witness. A portfolio of evidence will provide written evidence for assignments, self-reflective accounts and the implementation of new programmes within the setting.

Progression Opportunities

This course provides for progression in your employment or into Higher Education. This course meets the minimum standards for managing Childcare settings as set out in DHSSPS Child-minding and Day Care (Children under 12).

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Entry Requirements

This qualification is for senior practitioners who are Managers, Deputy Managers or Assistant Managers working in Early Years settings or Children and Young People’s settings. To be eligible you must hold a minimum Level 3 qualification in Childcare or have extensive experience working with children. Preference will be given to those that have GCSE English and Maths or equivalent. Students will be expected to achieve this by the end of the course if they do not already have it. International students must meet the general entrance requirements for admission to any College First Degree, Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma. English language requirements for international applicants is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE – Pass at Level 3 also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Further Information

Enhanced Access NI disclosure is required and costs £33. / During your course you may be required to purchase course text books and incur additional costs for printing, photocopying and binding. The overall additional costs incurred to support your studies may be in the region of £250 per year. Students are required to: / Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: www.swc.ac.uk and on the College VLE). / Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted. / Pass* all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme. / The minimum overall pass* mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.

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Course Costs

Total Fee Session dependent
Reduced Fee Session dependent

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Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 01 September 2018
Day: Monday
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £0.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 25
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