Belena Training delivering the Diploma Level 3 for the Children & Young People’s Workforce – Social Care Pathway for those

working in Children Homes, Foster Carers or Support Workers.

 

Just £950 for one learner, but if you have four learners or more join our Group Diploma scheme.

  • 15% discount on fees
  • Core units taught by group sessions by our great assessors.
  • All learners follow the same agreed pathway – that you choose for them
  • Fast track delivery available
  • Optional Six months payment scheme – admin fee applies

Interested, then call Skye on 0800 043 3004

Key features of the Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF)

This qualification:

  • is a recognised qualification for those wishing to enter the Children and Young People’s Workforce in England
  • is based on the Skills for Care and Development National Occupational Standards (NOS). The NOS, assessment requirements/strategy and qualification structure(s) are owned by Skills for Care and Development
  • has a minimum credit value of 65 credits
  • covers the age range from birth to 19 years
  • requires the learner to spend time in a real work environment
  • is suitable for different types of learners, including those in full-time formal learning, those in part-time formal learning and those in full-time employment

 

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What is the purpose of this qualification?

This qualification is intended to guide and assess development of knowledge and skills relating to early learning and childcare, social care and the learning development and support services workforces. The qualification confirms competence in these areas where appropriate and serves as the required qualification (for all new practitioners) for registration and regulatory requirements in the sector.

 

What are the benefits of this qualification to the learner and employer?

The requirement to have 80% of the social care workforce qualified to Level 3 was introduced and made mandatory through the National Care Standards Act 2000. The Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF) (Social Care pathway) will be the accepted qualification to meet this requirement.

 

What are the potential job roles for those working towards this qualification?

  • Care worker
  • Children’s centre worker
  • Foster carer
  • Healthcare assistant
  • Residential childcare worker
  • Youth and community worker.

What progression opportunities are available to learners who achieve this qualification?

It is anticipated that learners selecting the Social Care pathway will progress to the Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care or Level 5 Diploma for Leadership and Management for Care Services or relevant foundation/ honours degrees.

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Qualification structure for the Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF)

 

Core mandatory units

The 11 units listed in the table below are mandatory for all learners undertaking this qualification. The learner must complete all of the following units in order to achieve the Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF):

Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF)
SSC   unit reference Unit reference no. Edexcel unit reference Core   mandatory unit title Credit Level GLH

CYP Core

3.1

L/601/1693

1

Understand Child and Young   Person Development

4

3

30

CYP Core

3.2

R/601/1694

2

Promote Child and Young Person   Development

3

3

25

CYP Core

3.3

Y/601/1695

3

Understand How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and   Young People

3

3

25

CYP Core

3.4

D/601/1696

4

Support Children and Young   People’s Health and Safety

2

3

15

CYP Core

3.5

H/601/1697

5

Develop Positive Relationships with Children, Young   People and Others Involved in Their   Care

1

3

8

SSC   unit reference Unit reference no. Edexcel unit reference Core   mandatory unit title Credit Level GLH

CYP Core

3.6

K/601/1698

6

Working Together for the Benefit of Children and YoungPeople

2

3

15

CYP Core

3.7

M/601/1699

7

Understand How to Support Positive Outcomes for Children   and Young People

3

3

25

SHC   31 J/601/1434

8

Promote Communication in Health, Social Care orChildren’s and Young   People’s Settings

3

3

10

SHC   32 A/601/1429

9

Engage   in Personal Development in Health, Social Care orChildren’s and Young   People’s Settings

3

3

10

SHC 33 Y/601/1437

10

Promote Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care orChildren’s and Young   People’s Settings

2

3

8

SHC   34 R/601/1436

11

Principles for Implementing Duty   of Care in Health,   SocialCare   or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

1

3

5

 

Social Care (SCMP) pathway

All units in the Social Care (SCMP) pathway must be achieved.

Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF)
SSC   unit reference. Unit reference no. Edexcel unit reference. Social   Care (SCMP) pathway unit title Credit Level GLH
SCMP   1 M/600/9760

17

Assessment and Planning with   Children and Young   People

5

3

35

SCMP   2 F/600/9780

18

Promote the Wellbeing and   Resilience of Children andYoung People

4

3

30

SCMP   3 F/601/0315

19

Professional Practice in Children and Young People’sSocial   Care

4

3

30

 

Optional units for all pathways

The learner must choose optional units that will enable the achievement of a total of 65 credits for this qualification. The mandatory units of each pathway can also be taken as optional units in another pathway. Subject to the rules on barred unit combinations, the optional units for all pathways in the Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF) are listed in the table below:

Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF)
SSC   unit reference. Unit reference no. Edexcel unit reference. Optional unit title Credit Level GLH
CYPOP   1 A/601/0121

24

Work   with Babies and Young Children to Promote TheirDevelopment and Learning

6

3

45

CYPOP   2 D/601/0130

32

Care   for the Physical   and Nutritional   Needs of Babies andYoung   Children

6

3

45

CYPOP 3 H/601/0131

38

Lead   and Manage a Community-based Early Years   Setting

6

4

45

CYPOP   4 M/601/0133

40

Promote Young   Children’s Physical Activity and MovementSkills

3

3

22

CYPOP 5 Y/600/9770

45

Understand How to Set Up a Home-based ChildcareService

4

3

29

CYPOP   6 T/601/0134

46

Support Disabled Children and   Young People and Those with Specific Requirements

6

4

45

CYPOP   7 A/601/0135

47

Promote Creativity and Creative Learning in YoungChildren

5

4

35

Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF)
SSC   unit reference. Unit reference no. Edexcel unit reference. Optional unit title Credit Level GLH
CYPOP   8 M/601/1329

48

Support Young People to Develop, Implement and Review   a Plan of Action

3

3

25

CYPOP   9 A/601/1334

49

Provide Information and Advice to Children and YoungPeople

3

3

22

CYPOP   10 L/601/1337

25

Develop Interviewing Skills   for Work with Children andYoung   People

3

3

21

CYPOP   11 D/601/1343

26

Caseload Management

3

3

21

CYPOP 12 F/601/1349

50

Support Young People to Move Towards   Independence and   Manage their Lives

3

3

20

CYPOP   13 D/601/1357

27

Support Children and Young   People to Achieve TheirLearning Potential

3

3

20

CYPOP   14 R/601/1369

28

Support Children and Young   People to Have   PositiveRelationships

3

3

20

CYPOP   15 L/601/2861

29

Support Positive Practice with   Children and Young People with Speech, Language and Communication Needs

4

3

28

CYPOP   16 T/600/9775

30

Coordinate Special Educational Needs   Provision

5

4

35

CYPOP 17 F/600/9777

31

Understand the Needs of Children and Young People Who Are Vulnerable and Experiencing Poverty   and Disadvantage

5

4

40

YP016-03 L/502/5261

63

Support Young People Who Are Involved in Anti-social and/or Criminal Activities

2

3

10

Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF)
SSC   unit reference. Unit reference no. Edexcel unit reference. Optional unit title Credit Level GLH
YP006-03 A/502/5224

59

Support Young People Who   Are Looked After or AreLeaving Care

3

3

23

CYPOP   20 A/601/2872

33

Support Speech, Language   and CommunicationDevelopment

3

3

20

CYPOP 21 Y/601/2877

34

Work   with Parents, Families and Carers to Support Their Children’s Speech, Language and Communication Development

3

3

23

CYPOP   22 M/601/2884

35

Understand the Speech,   Language and Communication Needs of Children   and Young People with   Behavioural, Social and Emotional Difficulties

3

3

25

CYPOP   23 J/601/2888

36

Support the Speech, Language and Communication Development of Children Who Are Learning   More Than One Language

3

3

26

CYPOP   24 L/601/2889

37

Support Children and Young   People’s Speech,   Language and Communication Skills

3

3

25

YP007-03 R/502/5231

60

Support Young People Who   Are Socially Excluded orExcluded From   School

2

3

10

YP010-03 F/502/5242

62

Support Young People in Relation to Sexual Health   andRisk   of Pregnancy

2

3

10

LLUK   302 H/502/4682

56

Enable   Parents to Develop   Ways of Handling Relationships and Behaviour   that Contribute to Everyday   Life with Children

3

3

20

LLUK   301 Y/502/4680

55

Work   with Parents to Meet Their   Children’s Needs

3

3

20

Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF)
SSC   unit reference. Unit reference no. Edexcel unit reference. Optional unit title Credit Level GLH
YP009-03 T/502/5240

61

Support Young People with   Mental Health   Problems

3

3

23

CYPOP   30 M/600/9807

51

Support the Creativity of Children and Young People

3

3

20

CYPOP   35 A/600/9809

52

Work   with Children and Young   People in a   ResidentialCare   Setting

5

3

35

CYPOP   37 K/601/0132

39

Support Children or Young People in Their Own Home

4

3

30

LLUK   312 J/502/4660

57

Engage   Young Parents in Supporting Their Children’sDevelopment

3

3

20

LLUK   302 Y/502/4663

58

Engage   Fathers in Their Children’s Early   Learning

3

3

20

CYPOP   40 M/502/3812

23

Engage   Parents in Their Children’s Early   Learning

3

3

20

HSC 3045 F/601/3764

53

Promote Positive Behaviour

6

3

44

CYPOP   42 J/601/1806

41

Support Care Within Fostering Services for VulnerableChildren and Young   People

3

3

20

CYPOP   43 M/601/1377

42

Improving the Attendance of Children   and Young People   in Statutory Education

5

3

40

CYPOP   44 T/601/1381

43

Facilitate the Learning and Development of Children andYoung People through Mentoring

4

3

30

CYPOP   45 R/601/1386

44

Support the Referral Process for   Children and YoungPeople

3

3

20

HSC 3047 F/601/4056

54

Support Use of Medication in Social Care Settings

5

3

40

EYMP   1 J/600/9781

12

Context and Principles for Early Years   Provision

4

3

24

EYMP   2 L/600/9782

13

Promote Learning and Development   in the Early Years

5

3

40

Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF)
SSC   unit reference. Unit reference no. Edexcel unit reference. Optional unit title Credit Level GLH
EYMP   3 Y/600/9784

14

Promote Children’s Welfare and Wellbeing in the EarlyYears

6

3

45

EYMP   4 H/600/9786

15

Professional Practice in Early Years Settings

3

3

20

EYMP   5 T/600/9789

16

Support Children’s Speech, Language and Communication

4

3

30

SCMP   1 M/600/9760

17

Assessment and Planning with   Children and Young   People

5

3

35

SCMP   2 F/600/9780

18

Promote the Wellbeing and   Resilience of Children andYoung   People

4

3

30

SCMP   3 F/601/0315

19

Professional Practice in Children and Young People’sSocial   Care

4

3

30

LDSSMP 1 D/600/9785

20

Support Children and Young   People to Achieve TheirEducation Potential

4

3

30

LDSSMP   2 M/600/9788

21

Support Children and Young   People to Make   PositiveChanges in Their Lives

4

3

27

LDSSMP 3 D/600/9799

22

Professional Practice in Learning, Development andSupport Services

5

3

35

FC1

T/500/5878

64

Understand the Context of Supporting Children andYoung   People Through Foster   Care

5

3

45

FC2

A/503/5879

65

Practice as a Foster Carer

5

3

46

FC3

M/503/5877

66

Support Positive Attachments for Children and YoungPeople

7

3

55

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