In Wales and Northern Ireland this qualification is designed to guide and assess the development of knowledge and skills relating to Children’s Care Learning and Development. This qualification confirms competence in these areas where appropriate.
Provide a broad understanding of the children and young people’s sector including - work settings, job range awareness, practical skills and knowledge.
Enable learners to make informed assessment of their ability within this sector.
Encourage further vocational training or potential employment in this sector.
Introduce learners to the discipline of the working environment.
Allow learners to develop and practice skills within this sector.