The Level 3 Diploma aims to guide and assess development of knowledge and skills relating to Early Learning and Childcare, Social Care and the Learning Development and Support Services workforces. This qualification confirms competence in these areas where appropriate and serves as the required qualification (for all new practitioners) for registration and regulatory requirements in the sector.
This qualification has been designed to:
Learners must gain a minimum of 65 credits to achieve the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce. To do this they must achieve 27 credits from the mandatory Group A of units. Learners must select one mandatory pathway from Groups C, D or E.
A list of the individual units are available on a separate sheet. Our assessor will go through individual units with learners and employers to ensure that their work meets the minimum criteria for the qualification.
There are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking this Diploma. However, candidates must have the potential and opportunity to gain evidence for the qualification in the work place. Basic skills at level 2 is recommended, but not an essential requirement.
Method of assessment:
Assessment takes place through evaluation of work-based performance, presenting evidence, witness testimony and questioning. A portfolio of evidence is produced which demonstrates that the candidate can perform to the level described.
City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (4227)
Duration of course
Up to 12 Months