Childcare - Intermediate Apprenticeship

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Who is this qualification suitable for? This qualification is most suitable for learners who are in a childcare setting such as a nursery, pre-school or crèche. Apprentices must have a desire to work with children and young people (0-19 year olds) and will need to be patient, caring and, above all, enjoy the company of young people and children. Examples of typical roles are; Early Years Worker, Care Worker, Assistant Youth Support and Community Worker. In addition, the framework provides employers with a toolkit from which they can deliver relevant teaching and learning, appropriate to their evolving business needs. Framework: Certificate 64% English L1 9% Maths L1 9% ICT L1 9% ERR/PLTS 9% Exemptions: -GCSE English Language Grade C or higher -Functional Skills English L1 or higher -GCSE Mathematics Grade C or higher -Functional Skills Maths L1 or higher -GCSE ICT Grade C or higher -Functional Skills ICT L1 or higher What's included? 13 mandatory units (total of 35 credits) How will learning take place? Off the job learning – individual & group teaching, coaching, distance learning, e-learning, feedback & assessment, guided study, learning with peers, networked or collaborative learning, mentoring. On the job training – this can be seen as the time you spend guided whilst undertaking normal activities as part of your job role, & which provide opportunities to learn, develop & practice skills. Completion of the diploma – When all outcomes have been achieved, your paperwork & portfolio is passed onto the Internal Quality Assurer, who will sample it & apply for your certificate, if it is of the required standard.

Course information

Name: Childcare - Intermediate Apprenticeship Qualification title: Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF) Qualification type: Assessment The Assessment Process: Access Training use a blended learning model which means that training, assessment & support will be delivered in a variety of ways to suit you & your employer. Webinars, e-learning & Skype will be combined with face-to-face visits & self-study to provide flexible learning that you can access when & where you want – whether that’s during an appointment in working hours, taking part in a Skype call at your desk or watching a video on your phone. Achievement of the qualification is based around the provision of sufficient evidence to show that the job can be done to the national standards. You need to collect a variety of evidence & this collection of evidence is called a ‘portfolio’. This will be done electronically via an e-portfolio & your assessor may use any of the following sources of evidence: -Performance at Work Observation -Work Product -Recognition of Prior Learning -Witness Statement -Questioning -Professional Discussion -Reflective Account Awarding City & Guilds of London Institute Created 20140814 03:27:30 Updated 20170203 15:13:03

Entry requirements

Employer will provide equipment needed. Equipment required Employer will provide equipment needed.


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Learning aims

Title: Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF) Qualification: Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF) Classification: Health, Public Services and Care

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