SEK provides a range of training for those working in the children and young people sector. You will learn a wide variety of subjects ranging from understanding child and young person development, context and principles for early years provision, promoting the well-being and resilience of children and young people, and supporting children and young people to achieve their education potential.
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Diploma in Children and Young People Workforce
The Level 3 diploma is aimed at those people already working in the Children and Young People sector. For example, you may be working as a child minder, day care supervisor, SureStart worker, community nursery nurse or as a learning mentor. You may or may not have some supervisory responsibilities. You want to be in sole charge of children, for example.
Level 3: 6 – 9 Month Duration
Diploma in Management for Children and Young People
Show that you have the skills needed to keep a care-provision organisation running smoothly with the Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services. This 2-3 year qualification gives you the opportunity to build both your managerial and care skills, allowing you to help more people. It also fulfils the regulatory requirement for those looking to become managers of children’s homes or adult residential and domiciliary services.
Level 5: 9 – 12 Month Duration
Supporting Young People Leaving Care in Post-16 Education
LASER ‘Supporting Young People Leaving Care in Post-16 Education’ (QCF) is a small, Level 3 qualification intended to enhance and recognise the skills and knowledge of the ‘Designated Member of Staff’ in Further and Higher Education Institutions responsible for Care Leavers. It is available to practitioners aged 18 years or older.
Level 3: 2 Weeks Duration
Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings
This knowledge-based qualification gives an introduction to working in adult social care or with children and young people. Training takes place in a class-room environment only. The qualifications cover a variety of areas, including: equality, diversity and inclusion; introduction to the role of a social care worker; health and safety; and awareness of safeguarding and duty of care.
Level 1: 1 Week Duration