City & Guilds Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for the Children and Young People’s Workforce – Early Years (Management): 90 Credits (60081661)

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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
  • Playgroups.
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. http://www.cityandguilds.com/qualifications-and-apprenticeships/children/children-and-young-people/4227-children-and-young-peoples-workforce#tab=documents

City & Guilds Level 3 (Technical) Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner (Early Years Educator VRQ): N/K Credits (60131172)

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You will be required to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of early years education and care, including that you can support and promote children's early education and development, plan and provide effective care, teaching and learning that enables children to progress and prepares them for school, make accurate and productive use of assessment, develop effective and informed practice, safeguard and promote the health, safety and welfare of children, work in partnership with the key person, colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals. These qualifications are suitable for progression into employment as an Early Years Educator or for progressing into Higher Education.

ILM Level 5 Apprenticeship VRQ Diploma in Principles of Leadership & Management: 37 Credits minimum (60058572)

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This qualification is designed for new and aspiring middle managers seeking a thorough grounding in their role and responsibilities, plus the opportunity to consolidate and further develop the key skills and knowledge they need at this level.There are five mandatory units which cover the skills and knowledge learners need to be effective at this level, including crucial soft skills, critical thinking abilities, understanding financial concepts, and finding and implementing innovative solutions. The optional units cover a broad range of core and specialist topics. Learners can work with employers or training providers to find the units that best fit individual and organisational requirements. Benefits to the learner:- Enhance core management capabilities, develop knowledge in specialist areas, such as finance and marketing, take responsibility for your own development as a leader. Prove you can make a measurable impact on your organisation through work-place based projects and assessment, benchmark your managerial skills with a nationally recognised qualification. Potential benefits to employers:- Build sustainable management practice that works for the long term, encourage staff to pro-actively manage their career progression. Close skills gaps – the broad range of optional units means you can customise this qualification to fit organisational development needs. Progression:- This qualification will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications such as: ILM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Leadership and Management.

ILM Level 5 VRQ Diploma in Leadership & Management: 37 Credits minimum (50036233)

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The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management is designed for practising middle managers, helping them to develop their skills and experience, improve performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities. The qualifications are made up of a broad range of units covering skills in six core areas – working with people, managing yourself and personal skills, providing direction, facilitating innovation and change, achieving results, and using resources. The flexibility in unit choice allows the qualification to be tailored to meet the needs of the individual and employer. Benefits to the learner:- Use core management techniques to drive better results, develop your ability to lead, motivate and inspire, provide strategic leadership as well as day-to-day management benchmark your managerial skills, raise your profile in your organisation. Potential benefits to employers:- Encourage strategic thinking at this level of management to foster business improvement, engage middle managers with training and development – this qualification is designed to provide clear, measurable benefits to career-minded professionals. Customise this qualification to your development needs. Progression:- This qualification will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications including: ILM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Leadership and Management, ILM Level 5 Diploma in Principles of Leadership and Management.

ILM Level 5 VRQ Certificate in Leadership & Management: 13 to 36 Credits (60058547)

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The Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management is designed for practising middle managers, helping them to develop their skills and experience, improve performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities. The qualifications are made up of a broad range of units covering skills in six core areas – working with people, managing yourself and personal skills, providing direction, facilitating innovation and change, achieving results, and using resources. The flexibility in unit choice allows the qualification to be tailored to meet the needs of the individual and employer. Benefits to the learner:- Use core management techniques to drive better results, develop your ability to lead, motivate and inspire, provide strategic leadership as well as day-to-day management, benchmark your managerial skills. Raise your profile in your organisation. Potential benefits to employers:- Encourage strategic thinking at this level of management to foster business improvement, engage middle managers with training and development – this qualification is designed to provide clear, measurable benefits to career-minded professionals. Customise this qualification to your development needs. Progression:- This qualification will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications including: ILM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Leadership and Management, ILM Level 5 Diploma in Principles of Leadership and Management.