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


Level 5


This Diploma is aimed at people’s who are working with children and young People’s from 0-19 years. 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.


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

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Course Content

People’s must achieve a minimum of 90 credits from mandatory and optional units delivered over two years to pass this qualification. For example: Support Children's Care, Learning and Development in the Early Years; Understand Children and Young Person's Development; Lead Practice that Supports Positive Outcomes; Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures to Support Safeguarding; Professional Practice in Children's Care, Learning and Development; Develop Health, Safety and Risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices; Work in Partnership in Children and Young People’s Settings; Promote Professional Development; Champion Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; Lead and Manage a Team within a Children and Young People’s 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. People’s must hold a minimum Level 3 qualification in Childcare or extensive experience working with children.

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Course Costs

Total Fee Session dependent
Reduced Fee Session dependent

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Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 13 September 2017
Time: 17:00–21:30
Fee: £1,130.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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