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Leadership For Childrens Care, Learning & Development (Management) (Northern Ireland) (Level 5 Higher Level Apprenticeship)

NCFE
Early Years

Course Overview

This course is for senior practitioners in a leadership or management role who work within early years and childcare settings including day nurseries, crèches, playgroups and pre-school settings. The course is also suitable for practitioners who have an opportunity to be appointed into leadership roles within the setting. It is flexible and delivered to meet the individual needs of the busy professional practitioner in partnership with their employer. The employer provides a work based mentor and the College delivers knowledge based units and a work placement assessor who works with each individual apprentice to extend and build on their knowledge and competency at this level. The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children’s Care, Learning & Development (Management) NI provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector. It is delivered over 2 years with classes scheduled weekly. The course aims to provide the apprentices with the skills and knowledge needed to manage practice and lead others in children’s care, learning and development.
  • Start Date
    16 Sept 2024
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: NCFE Level 5 Higher Level Apprenticeship CACHE Leadership For Childrens Care, Learning & Development (Management) (Northern Ireland)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 16/09/2024
    Fees:
    Part time per annum fee to be confirmed

You may be eligible for funding on this course *

If you are an employer or employee of a NI based company

* Terms and Conditions apply

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
Two young female students walking and laughing together

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

Be newly appointed or promoted to a position of Deputy Leader, Leader, Assistant Managers or Deputy Manager in children’s care, learning and development setting. Be a minimum age of at least 19 years old. Have a minimum of GCSE English at Grade C or equivalent Hold a Level 3 qualification in CCLD applicants must attend a pre course information session.

ROI Requirements

Be newly appointed or promoted to a position of Deputy Leader, Leader, Assistant Managers or Deputy Manager in children’s care, learning and development setting. Be a minimum age of at least 19 years old. Have a minimum of English at Grade O5 or equivalent Hold a Level 5 qualification in CCLD applicants must attend a pre course information session.

Additional Requirements Prior to Entry

Access NI Check
Attendance at Information Session

Work Placement

You will need to be in employment or about to take up employment in a company relevant to your chosen profession. You can be an existing employee upskilling and moving to a new job role or a newly recruited employee taking up a permanent contract of employment.

What's Next?

Further Study

If pathways to HLA level 6 - 7 studies exist then participants may wish to consider continuing their progression as a Higher Level Apprentice. Upon successful completion, opportunities exist for progression to employment or university. Previous graduates have progressed to the (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood Studies

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

Enquiry

  • Image of Gary Peoples
    I am now Operations Manager at the City Hotel. Anyone thinking about returning to education has nothing to worry about. I would 100% recommend the HLA process.
    Gary Peoples
  • Image of Joycie Rajan
    I have always enjoyed Engineering and Computer Science. My course at NWRC has helped me secure a place at Queens University.
    Joycie Rajan
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