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AABPS Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People’s Workforce (England) (QCF) AABPS Level 3

AABPS Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People’s Workforce (England) (QCF)

AABPS Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People’s Workforce (England) (QCF)

Overview

This qualification is designed to help learners 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 three pathways:

• Early Learning and Childcare

• Children’s Social Care

• Learning and Development Support Services.

It is the only QCF Level 3 qualification offering occupational competence for the children and young people’s workforce in England.

Aims

This qualification aims to guide and assess development of knowledge and skills relating to Early Learning and Childcare, Social Care and the Learning Development and Support Services workforces. It also confirms competence in these areas, where appropriate, and serves as the required qualification for registration and regulatory requirements for all new practitioners in the sector.

Target Audience

This qualification is suitable for all those who wish to work, or are working at an unsupervised level in the children and young people’s workforce (in England). Learners who embark upon this qualification may have successfully completed a Level 2 qualification in this sector, and have completed full time education to 16 with a range of GCSEs at grades A*C. Learners should be at least 16 years old.

Notional credit value

Total credits – 65

Guided learning

Minimum GLH – 442

Assessment

This qualification will be internally assessed by a range of methods. This could include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence or written assignments.

Rules of Combination

Learners must gain a minimum of 65 credits to achieve the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce. To do this, they must achieve 27 credits from Mandatory Group M. Learners must select one mandatory pathway. Learners selecting Group EYM (Early Learning and Child Care) must achieve 22 additional mandatory credits. Learners selecting Group SCM (Social Care) or Group LDS (Learning, Development and Support Services) must achieve 13 additional mandatory credits. The remaining credits must come from Group O.

Progression

Children and Young People Pathway:

• Preschool worker

 

• Practitioner in a children’s centre

• Practitioner in day nurseries, nursery schools or reception classes in primary

schools Registered childminders and nannies. Social Care Pathway:

Education support workers who visit families of pre school children in their homes

• Foster carers

• Children and families social workers

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AABPS Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People’s Workforce (England) (QCF) • Registered managers

AABPS Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People’s Workforce (England) (QCF)

• Registered managers of children’s homes, plus deputy and assistant managers

• Residential childcare workers

• Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service advisers

Youth workers. Learning and Development Support Services Pathway:

Learning mentors

Group M Mandatory units All learners must achieve all the units within this group (27 Credits)

Reference

       

Number

Unit title

Level

Credits

GLH

1

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

3

2

8

2

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

3

3

10

3

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

3

1

5

4

Understand Child and Young Person Development.

3

4

30

5

Promote Child and Young Person Development.

3

3

25

6

Understand How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and Young People.

3

3

25

7

Support Children and Young People's Health and Safety.

3

2

15

8

Develop Positive Relationship with Children, Young People and Others Involved in Their Care

3

1

8

9

Working Together for the Benefit of Children and Young People.

3

2

15

10

Understand How to Support Positive Outcomes for Children and Young People.

3

3

25

11

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

3

3

10

Early Learning and Childcare Pathway All learners for this Pathway must achieve mandatory units from EYMP M to the value of 22 credits.

Reference

       

Number

Unit title

Level

Credits

GLH

12

Promote learning and development in the early years.

3

5

40

13

Promote children’s welfare and well being in the early years.

3

6

45

14

Support children’s speech, language and communication.

3

4

30

15

Professional practice in early year’s settings.

3

3

20

16

Context and principles for early year’s provision.

3

4

24

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AABPS Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People’s Workforce (England) (QCF) Learning, Development and

AABPS Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People’s Workforce (England) (QCF)

Learning, Development and Support Services Pathway All Learners on this pathway must achieve 13 credits from mandatory units in LDSSM.

Reference

       

Number

Unit title

Level

Credits

GLH

17

Support children and young people to achieve their education potential

3

4

30

18

Support children and young people to make positive changes in their lives

3

4

27

19

Professional Practice in learning, development and support services

3

5

35

Children and Young People's Social Care Pathway All Learners in this pathway must achieve 13 credits from the mandatory units in group SCMP M.

Reference

       

Number

Unit title

Level

Credits

GLH

20

Assessment and planning with children and young people

3

5

35

21

Promote the well being and resilience of children and young people

3

4

30

22

Professional practice in children and young people’s social care

3

4

30

Group O Optional unit – All remaining credits on all pathways are taken from this group.

Reference

       

Number

Unit title

Level

Credits

GLH

23

Work with babies and young children to promote their development and learning.

3

6

45

24

Care for the physical and nutritional needs of babies and young children

3

6

45

25

Promote young children’s physical activity and movement skills.

3

3

22

26

Understand how to set up a home based childcare service.

3

4

29

27

Support disabled children and young people and those with specific requirements.

4

6

45

28

Promote creativity and creative learning in young children.

4

5

35

29

Support young people to develop, implement and review a plan of action

3

3

25

30

Provide information and advice to children and young people

3

3

22

31

Develop interviewing skills for work with children and young people

3

3

21

32

Caseload management

3

3

21

33

Support children and young people to achieve their learning

3

3

20

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AABPS Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People’s Workforce (England) (QCF)   potential  

AABPS Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People’s Workforce (England) (QCF)

 

potential

     

34

Support children and young people to have positive relationships

3

3

20

 

Support positive practice with children and young people with

3

4

28

35

speech, language and communication needs.

36

Coordinate special educational needs provision.

4

5

35

 

Understand the needs of children and young people who are

4

5

40

37

vulnerable and experiencing poverty and disadvantage.

38

Support young people who are involved in antisocial and/or criminal activities

4

2

10

39

Support young people who are looked after or are leaving care

3

3

23

40

Support speech, language and communication development.

3

3

20

41

Work with parents, families and carers to support their children’s speech, language and communication development.

3

3

23

42

Understand the speech, language and communication needs of children and young people with behavioural, social and emotional difficulties.

3

3

25

43

Support the speech, language and communication development of children who are learning more than one language.

3

3

26

44

Support children and young people’s speech, language and communication skills.

3

3

25

45

Support young people who are socially excluded or excluded from school

3

2

10

46

Support young people in relation to sexual health and risk of pregnancy

3

2

10

47

Enable parents to develop ways of handling relationships and behaviour that contribute to everyday life with children

3

3

20

48

Work with parents to meet their children’s needs

3

3

20

49

Support young people with mental health problems

3

3

23

50

Support the creativity of children and young people

3

3

20

51

Work with children and young people in a residential care setting

3

5

35

52

Support children or young people in their own home.

3

4

30

53

Engage young parents in supporting their children’s development

3

3

20

54

Engage fathers in their children’s early learning

3

3

20

55

Engage parents in their children’s early learning

3

3

20

56

Promote positive behaviour

3

6

44

57

Support Care within fostering services for vulnerable children and young people.

3

3

20

58

Facilitate the learning and development of children and young people through mentoring

3

4

30

59

Support the referral process for children and young people

3

3

20

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AABPS Level 3 Diploma for Children and Young People’s Workforce (England) (QCF)

60

Support young people to move towards independence and manage their lives

3

3

20

61

Improving the attendance of children and young people in statutory education

3

5

40

62

Support use of medication in social care settings

3

5

40

63

Lead and manage a community based early years setting.

4

6

45

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