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Leadership for Childrens Care, Learning and Development (Management) (Northern Ireland) (Yr 1 of 2) (Level 5 Diploma)

CACHE
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 to lead early years settings in the sector. Delivered 2 years part time. About this qualificationThe 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 under the age of 12 years in Northern Ireland. This qualification will confer occupational competence to work in a leadership and management role.
  • Start Date
    1 Sep 2023
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

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    Start Date
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  • Course: Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education (CACHE) Level 5 Diploma Leadership for Childrens Care, Learning and Development (Management) (Northern Ireland) (Yr 1 of 2)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
    (2695)
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • K/602/3463 Support Children’s Care, Learning and Development in the Early Years
  • F/601/9449 Understand Children and Young Person’s Development
  • J/601/9369 Lead Practice that Supports Positive Outcomes for Child and Young Person Development
  • A/601/9370 Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures to Support the Safeguarding of Children and Young People
  • R/602/3456 Professional Practice in Children’s Care, Learning and Development
  • K/602/3172 Develop Health and Safety and Risk Management Policies, Procedures and Practices in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
  • A/602/3189 Work in Partnership in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
  • F/602/2335 Use and Develop Systems that Promote Communication
  • L/602/2578 Promote Professional Development
  • Y/602/3183 Champion equality, diversity and inclusion
  • H/602/3171 Lead and Manage a Team within a Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Setting
  • M/602/3187 Develop professional Supervision Practice in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Work Settings
  • J/504/2219 Appraise staff performance
  • J/602/2336 "Develop procedures and practice to respond to concerns and complaints"
  • R/602/2338 Recruitment and selection within health and
  • T/602/2574 Manage induction in health and social care or
  • F/602/2612 Facilitate change
  • R/602/2758 Manage quality
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Pre-enrolment interview essential. This qualification is suitable for leaders, assistant managers and deputy managers working in children’s care, learning and development in Northern Ireland, who are looking to progress in their career. It is also appropriate for managers who have not yet achieved a vocational qualification at this level. Learners must be in positions that enable substantial opportunity to lead and manage services and teams over the duration of the qualification.The following types of services are likely to provide sufficient opportunity for the development of the key knowledge, understanding and practical and technical skills needed to generate robust and reliable evidence of competency required to achieve the qualification:• Full day care – settings that care for children under the age of 12 years for a continuous period of 4 hours or more in any day, in premises which are not domestic • Sessional care – settings that care for children under the age of 12 years for less than a continuous period of 4 hours in any day.

ROI Requirements

Pre-enrolment interview essential. This qualification is suitable for leaders, assistant managers and deputy managers working in children’s care, learning and development in ROI , who are looking to progress in their career. It is also appropriate for managers who have not yet achieved a vocational qualification at this level. Learners must be in positions that enable substantial opportunity to lead and manage services and teams over the duration of the qualification. The following types of services are likely to provide sufficient opportunity for the development of the key knowledge, understanding and practical and technical skills needed to generate robust and reliable evidence of competency required to achieve the qualification: • Full day care – settings that care for children under the age of 12 years for a continuous period of 4 hours or more in any day, in premises which are not domestic • Sessional care – settings that care for children under the age of 12 years for less than a continuous period of 4 hours in any day.

Work Placement

Learners should be working in a leadership or management role in an Early Years environment. They should have the opportunity to lead or manage at least two staff members.

What's Next?

Further Study

Learners who achieve the Diploma could progress to a top up Degree in a related discipline.

Career Prospects

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

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