Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England)

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Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England)

Is Your Workplace Prepared?

The requirement to have 80% of the social care workforce qualified to level 3 was introduced and made mandatory through the National Care Standards Act 2000. The Level 3 Diploma is the accepted qualification to meet this requirement.

This qualification guides and assesses the development of knowledge and skills relating to the Social Care and Learning Development and Support Services workforces. This qualification confirms competence in these areas where appropriate and serves as the required qualification (for all new practitioners) for registration and regulatory requirements in the social care sector.

Designed to be delivered in the workplace the Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England) will meet the above requirements.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare (England) is designed for anyone employed or working towards employment in:

  • Residential childcare worker

Upon successful completion of this qualification, candidates will be equipped with the appropriate levels of knowledge and understanding to ensure confident working practice. The certification displaying individual units will demonstrate how National Occupational Standards have been met.

What’s more, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that not only have they fulfilled their legal responsibility but that this training will provide employees with the knowledge and skills to work safely and provide evidence to demonstrate compliance with The Children’s Homes Regulations and Ofsted requirements.

All our Assessors and Internal Quality Assurers are experienced practitioners in Health & Social Care Children and Young Peoples Services.

What's Covered/Included

  • Access to paper-based or e-portfolios to meet the learner’s needs
  • Resources to aid studying
  • One assessor and IQA for the duration of your award
  • Face to face meetings
  • Email and telephone support
  • Observations carried out in your workplace with no interruption to working hours


*Total Qualification Time (TQT) is 12 months (can be completed before) to gain 61 credits. Please ask for more details.

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