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Children and Young People at SCQF level 9

Duration: 18 months
SVQ Qualification

This SVQ is suitable for staff in a senior role or management role. It is a requirement of the SSSC that everyone employed in this capacity should have achieved or be working towards achievement of this qualification.

Course details

This apprenticeship consists of 4 Mandatory Units and 4 Optional Units.

Core/mandatory Units:

  • Maintain effective communication systems and practice
  • Lead practice for health and safety in the work setting
  • Take responsibility for the continuing professional development of yourself and others
  • Lead practice that promotes the safeguarding of children and young people
  • Examples of Optional Units:

  • Lead programmes for the promotion of children and young people's development
  • Lead provision for babies and children in partnership with parents and carers
  • Lead curriculum provision of early education for children
  • Lead the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Develop and implement operational plans for your area of responsibility
  • Lead the review of policies, procedures and practice for children with additional support needs
  • Career Future
    • Qualified Early Years Educator
    • Playgroup Leader
    • Learning Mentor
    • Toy Library Worker
    • Care Worker
    • Youth and Community Worker
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    How is this Apprenticeship delivered?
    Entry Requirements

    To be suitable for an Apprenticeship with Busy Bees Education and Training, you will need:

    • To be willing and able to access a Busy Bees training centre on occasions throughout your course to aid your learning
    • To be able to gain a satisfactory PVG
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    “I’m really enjoying my apprenticeship with Busy Bees Training and I'm getting a valuable insight into childcare.” Lauren - Early Years Practitioner
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    Children and Young People at SCQF level 9
    “I’m really enjoying my apprenticeship with Busy Bees Training and I'm getting a valuable insight into childcare.” Lauren - Early Years Practitioner