Childcare & Playwork

Children’s Care Learning & Development
Level 2

This course is suitable for someone who is relatively new to working within a childcare setting. It assesses and develops the knowledge and skills of those employed in a wide range of children and young people settings covering the age range of 0-19.

On completion of this Apprenticeship framework, the candidate will receive the following qualifications:
  • Level 2 Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development
  • Essential Skills – Application of Numbers Level 2
  • Essential Skills – Communication Level 2
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Children’s Care Learning & Development
Level 3

This programme assesses and develops the knowledge and skills of those employed in a wide range of children and young people settings covering the age range of 0-19.

On completion of this Apprenticeship framework, the candidate will receive the following qualifications:
  • Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development
  • Level 2 Essential Application of Number (AON) Skills*
  • Level 2 Essential Communication Skills*
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Children’s Care Learning & Development
Level 5 (Advanced Practice)

This course is suitable for someone who has a senior role within a childcare setting. It assesses and develops the knowledge and skills of those employed in a wide range of children and young people settings covering the age range of 0-19.

On completion of this Apprenticeship framework, the candidate will receive the following qualifications:
  • Level 5 Advanced Practice – Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development
  • Essential Skills – Application of Numbers Level 2
  • Essential Skills – Communication Level 3
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Children’s Care Learning & Development
Level 5 (Management)

This course is suitable for someone who has a Management role within a childcare setting. It assesses and develops the knowledge and skills of those employed in a wide range of children and young people settings covering the age range of 0-19.

On completion of this Apprenticeship framework, the candidate will receive the following qualifications:
  • Level 5 Management – Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development
  • Essential Skills – Application of Numbers Level 2
  • Essential Skills – Communication Level 3
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Playwork
Level 3

This course is suitable for someone working within a Childcare setting, those who provide wrap around care or afterschool care. It assesses and develops the knowledge and skills of those employed in a wide range of children and young people settings covering the age range of 0-19.

On completion of this Apprenticeship framework, the candidate will receive the following qualifications:
  • Level 3 Diploma in Playwork
  • Essential Skills – Application of Numbers Level 2
  • Essential Skills – Communication Level 3
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The Apprenticeship and Traineeship programmes, led by the Welsh Government, are supported by the European Social Fund

Sirius Skills is a training company providing a full range of services to businesses and people that support growth and development. Started in 2010 by founders Claire and Mark Woods, Sirius Skills now offers QCF Delivery Support from level 2-5 across a range in various areas.