What does the qualification cover?
This qualification provides learners with the skills and knowledge needed to manage practice and lead others in children’s care, learning and development.
It covers a wide range of subjects, including: leading professional practice, health and safety and risk management, safeguarding and developing professional supervision practice.
Who is it suitable for?
This qualification is suitable for Assistant Managers and Deputy Managers working in children’s care, learning and development who are looking to progress their career.
It is also appropriate for Managers who have not yet achieved a vocational qualification at this level.
What are the entry requirements?
Preference will be given to students who hold the CACHE level 4 diploma certificate or equivalent irrespective of age.
Students who completed the Future Focus Level 3 certificate and wish to proceed directly to level 5 must satisfy the following criteria:
Students who do not have a level 4 can apply if they are 23 years old plus have at least 3 years of continuous experience working as a child carer or as an LSE. Proof of this is required on application.
How many credits are required to complete it?
The Diploma requires 90 credits.
How is it assessed?
It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include a portfolio of evidence, written assignments, coursework and direct observation of practice.
Do you need to be working to take the qualification?
Yes, you will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
How long does it take to complete?
You can usually complete it in one year.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
A Foundation Degree in a related discipline.
Are these any practice placement hours?
Yes, Students are expected to carry out 120 practice placement hours
Price: €980 inclusive of VAT and tuition material.
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This course is fully recognized by the NCFHE.