This qualification is knowledge-based and is for experienced staff who wish to develop their leadership potential in order to progress to a leadership and management role within the Childcare sector. Being knowledge based, learners can complete this qualification before they have attained a leadership role.
The qualification is suitable for learners who have successfully completed the following qualifications or recognised equivalents:
Aberystwyth & Cardigan Campus
This is a flexible course, designed to suit learners who prefer to continue working alongside the qualification.
The Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management in Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development provides the knowledge to help managers take their first step into a leadership role, and for progression on to:
The Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management in Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development qualification consists of the following three units:
To achieve the Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management in Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development qualification learners must achieve 60 credits in total. All units in this qualification are mandatory.
The Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management in Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development qualification is assessed through a combination of internal and external assessment.
For the external assessment learners must successfully complete:
For the internal 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