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Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare

  • Time: Non-Applicable
  • Learning style: Distance Learning
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Venue: Online
  • Ofqual Registered: Yes
  • Awarding Body: City and Guilds
  • Payments: 12 Months, interest free
    About this Course

    The QCF Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England) is an Ofqual regulated qualification and accredited by City and Guilds, a top UK awarding body. Nationally recognised, this course is a distance learning course which is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required when caring for children in residential childcare settings. 

    New residential care workers will need to achieve the NVQ Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (QCF) qualification within two years from employment.

    Entry requirements

    Learners must be at least 18 years old, and they must secure a relevant work placement for observations to take place during the course. This can be paid or voluntary, and on a part-time or full-time basis. During the course, you should be working in a residential care setting with children up to 19 years old.

    Units & Pathways

    We recommend reading the course specification to go through the units, guided learning hours and credits. This will outline exactly what you will be expected to study in order to achieve the Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (QCF).

    Assessment Method

    The Level 3 Diploma in Residential Childcare requires an assessment of both competence and knowledge. Throughout your course, you will be assessed through a variety of methods:

    • Written assignments and coursework
    • Having a manager or colleague complete a witness testimony of tasks completed in a workplace
    • Direct observations of you carrying out work-related tasks
    • Professional discussions over the phone
    • Supplying us with work product evidence.
    Career Progression

    There is a huge range of opportunities for people with the Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare QCF. You may work in various roles in residential care settings. After you've gained more experience, you may also move on to a management position. When you do, you may enrol onto the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (QCF).

    Scroll up now to buy this course, that will enhance your Competence and knowledge, add value to your CV and the skills you can offer to an employer as well as increasing your earnings. 




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