NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce

This qualification is designed to build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years. It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas and is spilt into two pathways: •Social Care •Learning, Development and Support Service

Entry requirements

This qualification is available for learners aged 16 and above and has no specific entry requirements, however you might consider taking your Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT.

Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as they will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

For the learner without a work placement we can assist them in finding one.

Qualification achievement

To be awarded the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People Workforce learners must achieve a minimum of 65 credits.

 

A total of 27 credits from the mandatory units.

Unit 01 Promote communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

Unit 02 Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

Unit 03 Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

Unit 04 Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

Unit 05 Understand child and young person development

Unit 06 Promote child and young person development

Unit 07 Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people

Unit 08 Support children and young people’s health and safety

Unit 09 Develop positive relationships with children, young people and others involved in their care

Unit 10 Working together for the benefit of children and young people

Unit 11 Understand how to support positive outcomes for children and young people

A further 13 credits will come from the mandatory units of the pathway chosen and the remaining credits will be achieved from the optional units.

The assessor and the learner choose the optional units considering the job description of the learner. 

Assessment of the qualification

To achieve the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Children and Young People Workforce, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units as detailed in this qualification specification.

 

The qualification assesses the knowledge and performance of the learner in the workplace.

The knowledge will be assessed with the help of questions and answers, case studies, discussions with the assessors, recognition of prior learning and other methods that might be to the advantage of the learner.

To assess the performance of the learner, a work placement is need so the Assessor can conduct at least two observations for the learner. The learner might need to provide pieces of evidence produced in the workplace.

For the learner without a work placement we can assist them in finding one.

You can usually complete it in a year or less.

What are the progression opportunities?

 

Depending on the pathways take, these qualifications can help you find work as a:

  • Nanny
  • Crèche worker 
  • Baby sitter 
  • Au-pair
  • Learning mentor
  • supporting teaching and learning workers who visit families of pre-school  children at home
  • foster carers
  • children and families social workers
  • registered managers of children’s homes, plus deputy and assistant managers
  • residential childcare workers
  • children and family court advisory and support service advisers
  • youth worker
  • community care officer
  • professional assistant
  • family centre worker.

Price including Paediatric First Aid

£920.00

Without Paediatric First Aid 

£ 850.00

Instalment  plan: £50 first payment , and instalments between £50 and £100/ month, you decide.