Children and Young Peoples Workforce (Health and Social Care) - Advanced Apprenticeship
Course Code: WW00010
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This qualification has been developed for people wanting to work in the children and young people’s workforce. The Apprenticeship develops the wide-ranging knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth up to 19 years. It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas - including those in social care settings and offers a wealth of career opportunities. On completion learners will be able to work unsupervised with children and young people.
Duration : 12 -18 Months
To apply for the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Children and Young People there are no mandatory entry requirements for this Apprenticeship framework. However, Employers are looking to attract applicants who have a keen interest in working with children and developing their social and emotional wellbeing. Applicants must demonstrate a “can do" attitude and have good numeracy and literacy skills on which the Apprenticeship will build.
Students considering this framework should be suitable to work safely with children and young people and will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS).
You will be invited to attend an Interview with the related Curriculum area to give advice and guidance about the job role and qualification. You will be required to undertake initial assessments in Maths and English.
To be an apprentice you need to be working a minimum of 30 hours per week in the related occupation of your chosen apprenticeship and be at least 16 years old. Our Skills Coaches and Careers team can support you with this and we often have a good selection of employers looking to recruit an apprentice.
Teaching and Learning Methods
A variety of teaching methods including, one to one support in the work place. Discussions, reflected accounts and practical observations will cover the majority of assessments during the course. You will also be supported by your employer to contribute to various 20% off the job training activities such as shadowing and mentoring.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of apprenticeships within the College are approved to train and support the students in the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.