Child Care: Level 3 Diploma Children & Young People's Workforce (QCF) online and Distance learning
Vocational qualification Level 3
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The Learning Station is fast becoming one of the UK’s top providers of online tuition with many students happily completing their chosen Online & Distance Learning Child Care courses. Whatever your reason is for enrolling on one of our courses, you can rest assured that you will be supported by a highly qualified, experienced and helpful assessor.
The Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF) is an Ofqual regulated qualification and accredited by Training Qualifications UK, who are one of the top UK awarding bodies. We are proud to offer this Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF) as a Distance Learning course on our Online Learning System which you will find has an excellent response time for communication between yourself and your tutor/assessor and is very simple to use and to navigate.
To take into account
There are no specific entry requirements. Learners must be working, volunteering or on a placement in a suitable workplace as the qualification requires the assessment of knowledge and competence. The qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above
Level 3 Diploma for the Children & Young People's Workforce (QCF)
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What you'll learn on the course
- Child care
- Child health
- Child Behaviour
- Child Protection
- Child Psychology
- Children Education
- Children and Young People
- Nursery Nurse
- Social care
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The Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF) is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age. It is relevant to a wide range of job roles in early years and social care settings and is suitable for learners who are working or want to work at a supervisory level in the Children and Young People’s Workforce.
You will be part of our newly developed Online Learner Management System which has been designed to ensure you receive quick responses to your work submissions and requests for support from one of our dedicated assessors or mentors. Our learner management system will help you to keep track of all of your assignments and clearly outlines through a progress bar how much you have remaining to complete your Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF). Our assessors will be happy to guide you to resources which will help you to gain a more thorough understanding of your assignments and ensure you complete your course with as much ease as possible.
Throughout your Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF) course, you will be assessed through a variety of methods to help you complete the course as quickly and easily as possible. Some of the assessment methods you can expect will be completing written assignments of work that has been given to you, having a manager or colleague complete a witness testimony of tasks completed in a workplace, direct observation of you carrying out work related tasks, professional discussions over the phone and supplying us with work product evidence.
As part of this qualification, you will need to select your desired pathway. Depending on the pathway that you choose will determine the qualification that you obtain. Your qualification will be titled Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF) (Desired Pathway).
There is a diverse range of job roles for people with child care qualifications. This Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF) can help you find work as a:
- Nursery nurse
- Child minder
- Sure Start worker
- Special Educational Needs Assistant
- Child care centre manager
- Preschool advisor
See below what your earnings potential could be if you were a qualified Child Care, Early Years, Health Care, Social Care/Support Worker with a:
Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF), you could expect to earn an average of £15,000 Per Annum.
Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF), you could become a team leader or senior staff member and could earn an average of £22,000 Per Annum.
Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for the Children and Young People's Workforce, qualifies you to become a manager and manage a care facility for children and you could expect to earn an average of £33,000 rising to £50,000 Per Annum.
From a starting point to a Level 5, it could take you 2-3 years to achieve on a part-time basis