The Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare is specifically designed for learners wanting to work in residential care with children in a care role.
Settings include residential care homes, residential special schools, therapeutic communities, secure children’s homes, shared care and short break settings.
Learners will develop the knowledge skills necessary to promote a caring, healthy, stimulating, safe, secure environment for children and young people in their care.
This qualification can be used as a mandatory qualification for the Children, Young People and Families Practitioner apprenticeship.
Throughout this qualification, learners will cover underpinning knowledge and skills required for progression to this apprenticeship or further into the residential childcare sector.
The qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.
There are no specific entry requirements however a good working knowledge of literacy and numeracy is required.
Successful learners can progress to other higher qualifications such as Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare or Level 4 Diploma in Leadership and Management.
Progression can also be made into industry, with learners having the potential to become residential childcare workers, or higher roles in other adult or children and young people’s work environments.
The full cost of this qualification is £800.00 however interest free payment plans are available.