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Children, Young People & Families Practitioner

Level 4

Course code: J12P115
Type: Apprenticeship
Duration: 24-27 months
Location: HLNSC - County Training
No fee information available

About the course

As a practitioner you will be working with children, young people and families, including carers, to achieve positive and sustainable change in their lives. You will demonstrate a passion to care for and about children, young people and families. You will be skilled in recognising and assessing the complex needs that children, young people and families often present. 

What qualification will I gain?

Option 1. Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare/Option 2. Certificate in Higher Education in working with Children Young People and Families and a Certificate of completion from the Institute for Apprenticeships

Why choose us

HLNSC County Training have industry-qualified tutors and assessors with substantial experience in this subject area, we have achieved significant success in end point assessments and have established excellent relationships with a range of employers across the region.

What you could do next

  • Apprentices could move into more senior roles within their employer

Key facts

Regular supervision with an experienced practitioner will encourage reflection on your practice. At the end of the apprenticeship the high quality of your practice will be making a real difference to those that you work with.

Assessment methods

  • The programme is a mixture of classroom knowledge delivery and workplace skills assessment.

  • At the completion of all on programme learning all apprentices will complete and End Point Assessment and for this standard that will involve an Observation of Practice and a Competence Interview.

  • The apprentice will also submit a portfolio to underpin the competence interview.

Entry requirements

  • Suitable employment on or prior to starting the apprenticeship training programme.

  • An appropriate level of maths and English (assessed prior to apprenticeship start)

  • Apprentices without English or maths at Level 2 must achieve this prior to taking the End Point Assessment.

  • We can support you to achieve the desired level of maths and English, through functional skills taught sessions which are mandatory to attend as part of your programme (you cannot achieve your apprenticeship without the required level of maths and English).

Two female students look intently at something out of frame in a classroom at the HLNSC Ludlow College.