The Diploma in Leadership for the Children and Young People’s Workforce covers a wide range of subjects, depending on the options you choose. Topics include:
- Understanding child and young person development
- Context and principles for early years provision
- Promoting the well being and resilience of children and young people
- Supporting children and young people to achieve their education potential.
These are work-based qualifications and you will be assessed whilst working with children, young people, their families and colleagues. You must be working in a real child care setting on a full time or part time basis and in paid or voluntary work.
The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for the Children and Young People's Workforce (England) is the ideal qualification if you work as a senior practitioner, deputy manager or assistant manager within Early Years and Children and Young Peoples’ settings, including:
- Integrated children’s centres
- Approved home care
- Out of school settings
- Day nurseries or crèches
- Family centres
- Cylchoedd meithrin
The City and Guilds Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for the Children and Young People’s Workforce has two pathways Management or Advanced Practice. You can take one pathway then 'top up' to do the other pathway. Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for the Children and Young People’s Workforce - Early Years (Advanced Practice - Top Up Route): 80 Credits (6008165X)
For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.