The qualification is practice-based, assessing learners’ knowledge and competence to practice.
It is primarily for those working, or seeking work in:
It is suitable for:
It is strongly encouraged that learners will have completed the core qualification as this will be a requirement for practice set by Social Care Wales.
Aberystwyth & Cardigan Campus
This qualification is practice-based and assesses learners’ knowledge and practice. It is designed for learners in work based learning.
This is a flexible course, designed to suit learners who prefer to continue working alongside the qualification.
Completion of this qualification enables learners to work as a qualified Level 3 childcare worker unsupervised and, in many work settings, in a leadership role.
The qualification prepares learners to progress to:
Learners may also want to progress to:
Learners must meet additional age and experience related requirements for some leadership roles in this sector.
The qualification will assess learners’ knowledge and practice as they demonstrate that they:
The Level 3 Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: practice qualification is assessed through a combination of internal and external assessment. Learners must successfully complete:
You will be required to undertake a successful interview and be formally assessed using the WEST toolkit.
You will also require a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
You will need to provide your own stationery. Sufficient time must be permitted by the workplace to allow regular meetings between Assessor, learner and Manager.
Coleg Ceredigion is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No. 08725643 and is a registered charity No. 1154557.
The registered office is at Park Place, Cardigan, Ceredigion, SA43 1AB