Information on our Children, Young People and Families Manager qualification.
Duration: Typically, 24-30 months or 12-18 months if mandatory qualification has already been gained
As a Children, Young People and Families Manager, you will ensure direction, alignment and commitment within your practice, team(s) and organisation and across partnerships to help children, young people and families aspire to do their best and achieve sustainable change. They will build teams, manage resources and lead new approaches to working practices that deliver improved outcomes and put the child, young person or family at the centre of practice.
This qualification is suitable for a range of learners, either working as a manager of a childcare environment or wishing to become a manager of a childcare environment.
The learner must achieve the following on-programme assessment requirements prior to Gateway:
The decision to take an apprentice through Gateway is made between the employer, Independent Training Provider and apprentice. The apprentice must have achieved all the required on-programme elements before they enter Gateway, including holding a current DBS Certificate.
The EPA for Children, Young People and Families Manager contains 2 methods of assessment:
Both Situational Judgement Test and Competence Interview will be graded Pass or Distinction by the IEPA.
Upon achievement of this qualification learners can progress into various job roles such as:
Learners can progress to studying Degrees in Children and Young People Community studies, social work or youth work, as well as CPD professional qualification updates.