What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?
A Children, Young People and Families Practitioner Apprentice will work within children's residential care homes, to help achieve positive and sustainable change in their lives. You will need to demonstrate a passion to care for disadvantaged children and develop a respectful, thoughtful approach when working with them.
What topics will I study?
What experiences will I get?
You will benefit from links with companies across Devon and gain invaluable skills within industry
What are the entry requirements?
Every employer is different and therefore the entry requirements can vary. As a guide you ideally need GCSE grade 4 or above in English and Maths. However, we will work with you and provide additional support in order to help you achieve the functional skills element or GCSE requirements of the Apprenticeship. Support can be delivered either prior to your Apprenticeship via a traineeship or during the delivery of your programme.
What facilities are there?
What can the course lead on to?
Some apprentices progress straight into employment in the care sector OR progess onto the Level 5 Children, Young People & Families Manager Apprenticeship
Are there any additional costs?
What support can I get?
You will have a dedicated Skills Officer who you can contact at any time. They will visit you in the workplace every 10 weeks to carry out a progress review with you and your employer.
What will this training cost me?
This can vary depending on the age of the Apprentice and the size of an organisation. There will be no cost to the Apprentice.