The apprenticeship is awarded through the completion of:
Level 3 Diploma in Children and Young People’s Workforce – candidates will need to complete 11 mandatory units, totalling 27 credits and the remaining credits must be achieved through optional units.
Key Skills – in Application of Number: Level 2 and Communications: Level 2
Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) – candidates will achieve this section through the knowledge parts of the above qualification as well as completing an induction into the workplace workbook.
The advantage of completing an apprenticeship is that it is a nationally recognised programme which combines taught provision with workplace observation and assessment. This way of learning thoroughly equips candidates to apply learnt theory to their practice, demonstrating themselves as competent.
Who is the course for?
The Level 3 Apprenticeship in Children and Young People’s Workforce is suitable for anyone working in a social care role whose responsibilities extend across a wide range of activities. Candidates will work under a manager and/or senior worker but will contribute to the provision of a quality and successful service.
There are no formal entry requirements to access an apprenticeship. Entry is determined between Truro College, the learner and the employer as the qualification requires a commitment from all parties. This apprenticeship will take a minimum duration of 12 months. This course is not approved for those under 16 years of age.
Learners will be assessed through written assignments, evidence gathering, workplace observation, completion of induction standards and two exams (for key skills only with the opportunity to re sit if necessary).
For further information and an application form please contact:
Stuart Falconer, Workforce Development, Truro College, College Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3XX
Community Learning and Workforce Development
Telephone: 01872 261151