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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.