Diploma for Residential Childcare QCF Level 3

Child psychology course at Portslade Adult Learning

This qualification will develop the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people in a residential childcare setting, including an understanding of child and young person development. The qualification enables the learner to gain essential skills and knowledge to support children and young people in residential childcare settings, including: well being and resilience, positive relationships and attachments, health and safety, sexual exploitation, communication, positive behaviour and positive outcomes. It also offers the learner the opportunity to cover optional topics which are particularly suited to specific residential childcare and respite care settings.

START DATE AND TIME:
Mon, 3rd September 2018
0001 - 2359
DURATION:
52 Weeks
Code:
FC010
Full fee:
£1800
Concessionary fee:*
£1800

TUTOR:

Susan Hart

Address

TBC

This qualification will develop the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people in a residential childcare setting, including an understanding of child and young person development. The qualification enables the learner to gain essential skills and knowledge to support children and young people in residential childcare settings, including: well being and resilience, positive relationships and attachments, health and safety, sexual exploitation, communication, positive behaviour and positive outcomes. It also offers the learner the opportunity to cover optional topics which are particularly suited to specific residential childcare and respite care settings.

COURSE CONTENT

Learners must achieve 61 credits.

53 credits must be achieved from Mandatory Units

Learners must also complete a minimum of 3 Optional Units, to achieve a minimum of 8 credits.

COURSE AIMS/OBJECTIVES

  • Understand the development of children and young people in residential childcare
  • Understand how to safeguard and protect children and young people in residential childcare
  • Understand how to support children and young people who have experienced harm or abuse
  • Promote effective communication and information handling in residential childcare settings
  • Support risk management in residential childcare
  • Assessment and planning with children and young people in residential childcare
  • Support group living in residential childcare
  • Understand how to support positive outcomes for children and young people in residential childcare
  • Support attachment and positive relationships for children and young people in residential childcare
  • Support the well-being and resilience of children and young people in residential childcare
  • Support children and young people in residential childcare to achieve their learning potential
  • Support children and young people in residential childcare to manage their health
  • Support the development of socially aware behaviour with children and young people in residential childcare
  • Engage in professional development in residential childcare settings
  • Support the rights, diversity and equality of children and young people in residential childcare
  • Participate in teams to benefit children and young people in residential childcare

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

This qualification is delivered either on a one to one basis, or small groups at the learner/s work premises.

A portfolio is competed to show the knowledge and skills necessary to work int his sector as well as observation of practice and product.


COURSE LEVEL/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A good level of English is expecrted but no formal entry requirments apart from working in the sector.


HOW PROGRESS IS CHECKED DURING COURSE

Internally and externally moderated to ensure consistency.


EXTRA STUDY OR PRACTICE REQUIRED AT HOME

You will be require to complete work set by your assesor this may be at home or at work depending on your employer.


MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED TO BRING TO THE COURSE

A leaver arch file with poly pockets and file dividers.


WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Please contact Susan Hart on s.hart@paca.uk.com

or

Phone 01273 422436

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