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Children’s and Young People’s Workforce Level 3 Extended Diploma at Hull College Group

Course description

This qualification is designed to build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years.

It incorporates all the units from the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (QCF) which means it meets the requirements needed to work in the Children and Young People’s Workforce. In addition there are extended units which assess, build and develop the higher level skills required to study effectively and successfully in higher education.

If you have already completed the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce you would only need to complete the additional units and assignments to gain the full qualification.

A specialist placement for the full year will be arranged.

Students will spend 3 days a week in College and 2 days a week in placement.

Course content

All students will need to complete the 10 Core mandatory units

Early Learning and Childcare pathway - Students taking this pathway will need to complete a further 5 mandatory units - Total credit value: 22

Choice of shared optional units - All students will then need to take optional units from the option bank to bring the credits achieved to 65.

Entry requirements

  • Students must be at least 16 years of age
  • Students will need a clean DBS
  • Students will have completed the Level 3 Diploma children and workforce development
  • An informal interview will be held and references taken up.

Future opportunities

Foundation Degree

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hull College Group directly.

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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