Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce

Edexcel Certification

Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce Social Care Pathway

  • 650 hours TQT*
  • Ofqual regulated

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 (Social Care pathway) 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 Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce will meet the above requirements.

The Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce is designed for anyone employed or working towards employment in:

  • Care worker
  • Careers adviser
  • Children’s centre worker
  • Connexions personal adviser
  • Education welfare officer
  • Foster Carer
  • Healthcare assistant
  • Learning mentor
  • Nursery nurse
  • Nursery school teacher
  • Registered childminder
  • Registered nanny
  • Residential childcare worker
  • Youth and community 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

Note:

*Total Qualification Time (TQT) is 650 hours (can be completed before) to gain 65 credits. Please ask for more details.

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