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Health & Social Care (Children And Young People) Level 3

At a glance

  • Part Time

  • 16 one day workshops

  • Ammanford Campus

The level three diploma in Health and Social Care (Children and Young People) for Wales and Northern Ireland (QCF) has been designed for learners who are employed in a care setting.

This will provide evidence of the learner's competence in roles and responsibilities relating to the care of children and young people.

If you plan to work in England please contact Skills for Care (SfC) for more information about the required qualifications.

Programme Features
  • Regular supporting college based workshops
  • Assessment by qualified and experienced assessors
  • Statutory qualification recognised throughout Wales and Northern Ireland
Programme content

Mandatory units are:

  • Communication,
  • Personal Development,
  • Equality and Inclusion, 
  • Duty of Care,
  • Children's and Young People's Development,
  • Safeguarding Children's and Young People's Wellbeing,
  • Health and Safety,
  • Positive Relationships and Positive Outcomes,
  • Working Together for the Benefit of Children and Young People,
  • Assessment and Planning,
  • Wellbeing and Resilience,
  • Sensory Loss,
  • Professional Practice.
  • Option Units will be selected as relevant to the learner's work setting.
Progression and employment

This course is provided as a statutory requirement for progression within the care sector for all staff.

Method of assessment

The overall grade for the qualification is a pass. To pass any unit the learner must achieve all the specified learning outcomes and satisfy all the assessment criteria by providing sufficient and valid evidence for each criteria in a portfolio.

The award will be assessed by a college based assessor using a variety of different methods including direct observations in the workplace, written reflective accounts, professional discussion, questions and answers, expert witness testimony and evidence of recognition of prior learning.

This qualification is available to be assessed through the medium of Welsh and English

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications required but learners will need to be working at level 3 in a health and social care setting and have the support from their employer to complete the award.

work roles may include senior care assistant, senior support workers in residential care, day care, respite care, foster care settings.

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Graig Campus
Sandy Road
SA15 4DN
01554 748000
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Coleg Sir Gar is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No. 08539630 and is a registered charity No. 1152522. 
The registered office is at The Graig Campus, Sandy Road, Pwll, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, SA15 4DN