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Leadership for Childrens Care, Learning and Development (Management) (Northern Ireland) (Level 5 Diploma)

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Early Years

Course Overview

The course is flexible and delivered to meet the individual needs of the busy professional practitioner. The qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector. Delivered 2 years part time with classes delivered fortnightly.The course aims to provide learners with the skills and knowledge needed to manage practice and lead others in children’s care, learning and development.The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children’s Care, Learning and Development (Management) (Northern Ireland) is intended for use in Northern Ireland only. It is designed to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to childrens care, learning and development, including those relating to leading teams and managing staff and resources within early years and childcare settings for children 12 years and under in Northern Ireland. This qualification will confer occupational competence to work in a leadership and management role.
  • Start Date
    13 Sep 2021
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    34 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road
  • Course Code
    501/1925/4

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
  • Course: City and Guilds NCFE CACHE Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Childrens Care, Learning and Development (Management) (Northern Ireland)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 13/09/2021

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
  • Dates 13/09/2021 - 16/06/2023
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Course Modules

  • o Support children’s care, learning and development in the early years
  • Lead practice that supports positive outcomes for children’s development
  • o Develop and implement policies and procedures to support safeguarding of children
  • Promote professional practice
  • Develop health and safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices in early years settings
  • Work in partnership
  • Develop own professional development
  • Use and develop systems that promote communication
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Pre-enrolment interview essential.Access NI check and attendance at an information session is required.This qualification is primarily intended for leaders and managers working in registered early years and childcare provision in Northern Ireland for children under the age of 12 years. It is expected that the provision is regulated and inspected under the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 via the Minimum Standards for Childminding and Day Care for Children under Age 12 and/or, in some cases, the Education and Training Inspectorate’s Standards for pre-schools. Learners must be in positions that enable substantial opportunity to lead and manage services and teams over the duration of the qualification. Learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a level 3 qualification. This qualification is not suitable for learners who are on placement in statutory provision such as schools, nursery schools/nursery units. Learners in this type of provision will not be leading practice in the right context or managing staff or teams, and so are unlikely to be able to meet the requirements of the qualification.

ROI Requirements

Pre-enrolment interview essential. Access NI check and attendance at an information session is required. This qualification is primarily intended for leaders and managers working in registered early years and childcare provision in Northern Ireland for children under the age of 12 years. It is expected that the provision is regulated and inspected under the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 via the Minimum Standards for Childminding and Day Care for Children under Age 12 and/or, in some cases, the Education and Training Inspectorate’s Standards for pre-schools. Learners must be in positions that enable substantial opportunity to lead and manage services and teams over the duration of the qualification. Learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a level 3 qualification. This qualification is not suitable for learners who are on placement in statutory provision such as schools, nursery schools/nursery units. Learners in this type of provision will not be leading practice in the right context or managing staff or teams, and so are unlikely to be able to meet the requirements of the qualification.

Work Placement

The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children’s Care, Learning and Development (Management) (Northern Ireland) is primarily intended for leaders and managers working in registered early years and childcare provision in Northern Ireland for children under the age of 12 years. It is expected that the provision is regulated and inspected under the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 via the Minimum Standards for Childminding and Day Care for Children Under Age 12 and/or, in some cases, the Education and Training Inspectorate’s Standards for pre-schools. Learners must be in positions that enable substantial opportunity to lead and manage services and teams over the duration of the qualification.

What's Next?

Further Study

This qualification is suitable for Assistant Managers and Deputy Managers working in children’s care, learning and development in Northern Ireland who are looking to progress their career. It is also appropriate for managers who have not yet achieved a vocational qualification at this level. Learners who achieve the Diploma could progress to a Foundation Degree in a related discipline

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