Diploma in Leadership and Management for Residential Childcare (England)
Portfolio of Evidence
This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by Innovate Awarding External Quality Advisors (EQAs).
Aims and Objectives of the Qualification
The aim of the qualification is to improve the quality of care provided to vulnerable children and young people in residential care by guiding and assessing the development of knowledge and skills to confirm occupational competence.
This qualification confirms competence in these areas and serves as the required qualification for registration and regulatory requirements in the sector where appropriate
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification however Learners must be at least 19 years of age.
This qualification is suitable for those who work within the Residential Childcare sector as a manager or team leader. It provides Learners with an opportunity to demonstrate their occupational competence in a management role within children's homes.
It is recommended that Learners hold a Level 3 qualification in a related area.
This qualification provides Learners with an opportunity to demonstrate their experience in management roles such as a Children's Centre Manager, Children's Care Manager, Deputy Manager or Scheme Manager. This qualification will be the accepted qualification for registration and regulation where appropriate and can demonstrate continuing professional development.
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