Social Services: Children and Young People (Foundation Apprenticeship) Fasttrack - Schools Link
22 Aug 2023
30 May 2024
The Foundation Apprenticeship: Social Services: Childrenand Young People is a fast track award delivered over 1 academic year. Student will develop skills in communication, learn about legislation, child health and play as well as gain practical work experience in a suitable placement
The Foundation Apprenticeship includes National Progression Award and SVQ units in Social Services Children and Young People both at SCQF level 6. Units include Safeguarding of Children and Young People, Play for Children and Young People, Communication with Children and Young People, Development of Children and Young People and Promote the wellbeing and safety of Children and Young People. SVQ Units include Support effective communication, Support the health and safety of yourself and individuals, Support the safeguarding of children, Develop your own knowledge and practice.
Delivery will be a mix of online and in campus Tuesday 2-4pm -work placement, Thursday 2-4pm college campus and Friday afternoon 2-4pm online Hours of learning per week 9 hours.
Pupils should have an interest and enthusiasm in exploring this area of work and be able to work at SCQF 6 (Higher Level). Applicants should be able to demonstrate values and principles relevant to working in care, such as kindness and empathy. Pupils should have a good level of written and spoken English. Communication with users of service as well as with staff in the workplace is a key competence. Ability to work with others, problem solve and a commitment to appropriate values is necessary. Pupils are required to undergo a PVG prior to placement.
A Modern Apprenticeship in Social Services (Children and Young People)Further education - study an HNC or HND at collegeUniversity - foundation apprenticeships are recognised as equivalent to SQA highers at Scottish UniversitiesStraight in to work - use your qualification and experience to find a job in the social care industry
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