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Early Year and Adult care

About the course

As an Early Years Practitioner, you will work and interact directly with children on a day-to-day basis supporting the planning of and delivery of activities. An EYP works as part of a professional team ensuring the welfare and care for children under the guidance and supervision of an Early Years Educator, teacher, or other qualified professional in the Early Year setting.

Course Structure:

The duration of this programme is 12 months, and students are expected to attend all the monthly training sessions with their assigned tutor at CroydonSAM. Alongside the 12 months programme, your assigned tutor will support you to complete and achieve your level 2 diploma + Functional skills Maths and English level 1. 

As part of the programme, reviews will be held every 8-12 weeks with your assigned tutor. These reviews are important as they will support you to gather the relevant evidence for your portfolio which will include direct observations.

Your employer will be informed of your progress on a regular basis including your readiness to undertake the end point assessment.

Course Content: 

  • Safeguarding, protection and welfare of babies and young children in Early Years Settings
  • Understand how to support children’s development
  • Support care routines for babies and young children
  • Promote play in an Early Years Setting

 

What are the entry requirements?

Math and English GCSEs C/4 or above or Functional skills level 1

Apprentices without English or Math’s at Level 1 must achieve this prior to taking the end point assessment.

If you are interested in this apprenticeship you can apply on our website by clicking here via the Apprenticeship Vacancies page.

Assessment Method:

Portfolio of evidence and EPA

Qualification: Level 2 diploma in Early Years Practitioner

Course Mode: Full time

Progression route?

On completion of this programme, you can progress to level 3 diploma in Early Years Educator

About the course

The role of an Early Years Educator involves many components. This qualification will equip you with the skills and knowledge that will enable you to work with children from birth to 6 years.

Course Structure:

The duration of this programme is 18 months, and students are expected to attend all the monthly training sessions with their assigned tutor at CroydonSAM. Alongside the 18 months programme, your assigned tutor will support you to complete and achieve your level 3 diploma + Functional skills Maths and English level 2. 

As part of the programme, reviews will be held every 8-12 weeks with your assigned tutor. These reviews are important as they will support you to gather the relevant evidence for your portfolio which will include direct observations.

Your employer will be informed of your progress on a regular basis including your readiness to undertake the end point assessment.

Course Content: 

  • Safeguarding, protection and welfare of babies and young children in Early Years Settings
  • Equality, diversity, and inclusive practice
  • Plan and lead activities
  • Promote children’s personal, social, and emotional development

 

What are the entry requirements?

Math and English GCSEs C/4 or above or Functional skills level 2

Apprentices without English or Math’s at Level 2 must achieve this prior to taking the end point assessment.

If you are interested in this apprenticeship you can apply on our website by clicking here via the Apprenticeship Vacancies page.

Assessment Method:

Portfolio of evidence and EPA

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Educator

Course Mode: Full time

Progression route?

On completion of this programme, you can progress to higher apprenticeships.

About the course

This programme is suitable for those who are currently working as a practitioner. These settings include but are not limited to children’s home, residential special school etc. The purpose of the course is to equip learners with the ability to deal with the different challenges associated with these settings. It will also teach you how to develop children’s placement plans that is tailored to their needs, health, and education. 

Within this apprenticeship you will also need to complete the: NCFE/CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Residential Child Care

Course Structure:

The duration of this programme is 18 months, and students are expected to attend all the monthly training sessions with their assigned tutor at CroydonSAM. Alongside the 18 months programme, your assigned tutor will support you to complete and achieve your level 3 diploma + Functional skills Maths and English level 2. 

As part of the programme, reviews will be held every 8-12 weeks with your assigned tutor. These reviews are important as they will support you to gather the relevant evidence for your portfolio which will include direct observations.

Your employer will be informed of your progress on a regular basis including your readiness to undertake the end point assessment.

Course Content: 

  • Safeguarding, protection and welfare of babies and young children in Early Years Settings
  • Equality, diversity, and inclusive practice
  • Plan and lead activities
  • Promote children’s personal, social, and emotional development

 

What are the entry requirements?

Math and English GCSEs C/4 or above or Functional skills level 2

Apprentices without English or Math’s at Level 2 must achieve this prior to taking the end point assessment.

If you are interested in this apprenticeship you can apply on our website by clicking here via the Apprenticeship Vacancies page.

Assessment Method:

Portfolio of evidence and EPA

Qualification: Level 3 diploma in Residential Child Care

Course Mode: Full time

Progression route?

On completion of this programme, you can progress to higher apprenticeships.

About the course

This course is designed for those that wants to develop their skills and knowledge or are currently working in the care sector. It will equip you with skill and knowledge needed to help and support adults who are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, or intellectual challenges to achieve their personal goals. 

 Course Structure:

The duration of this programme is 12 months, and students are expected to attend all the monthly training sessions with their assigned tutor at CroydonSAM. Alongside the 12 months programme, your assigned tutor will support you to complete and achieve your level 3 diploma + Functional skills Maths and English level 2. 

As part of the programme, reviews will be held every 8-12 weeks with your assigned tutor. These reviews are important as they will support you to gather the relevant evidence for your portfolio which will include direct observations.

Your employer will be informed of your progress on a regular basis including your readiness to undertake the end point assessment.

Course Content: 

The course covers a wide range of topics, such as

  • Communication 
  • Safeguarding, protection and welfare of vulnerable adult.
  • quality, diversity, and inclusive practice
  • Role and responsibility

 

 

What are the entry requirements?

Math and English GCSEs C/4 or above or Functional skills level 1

Apprentices without English or Maths at Level 1 must achieve this prior to taking the end point assessment.

If you are interested in this apprenticeship you can apply on our website by clicking here via the Apprenticeship Vacancies page.

Assessment Method:

Portfolio of evidence and EPA

Qualification: Level 2 diploma in Adult Care

Course Mode: Full time

Progression route?

On completion of this programme, you can progress to level 3 apprenticeships.

About the course

As a lead adult care worker, you will be responsible for assisting adults with their care needs whilst enabling their independence. 

Course Structure:

The duration of this programme is 18 months, and students are expected to attend all the monthly training sessions with their assigned tutor at CroydonSAM. Alongside the 18 months programme, your assigned tutor will support you to complete and achieve your level 3 diploma + Functional skills Maths and English level 2. 

As part of the programme, reviews will be held every 8-12 weeks with your assigned tutor. These reviews are important as they will support you to gather the relevant evidence for your portfolio which will include direct observations.

Your employer will be informed of your progress on a regular basis including your readiness to undertake the end point assessment.

Course Content: 

The course explores key topics including:

  • Responsibilities of a care worker 
  • Safeguarding, protection and welfare of vulnerable adult.
  • Promoting the health and safety of patients.
  • Equality and inclusion

 

What are the entry requirements?

Math and English GCSEs C/4 or above or Functional skills level 2

Apprentices without English or Math’s at Level 2 must achieve this prior to taking the end point assessment.

If you are interested in this apprenticeship you can apply on our website by clicking here via the Apprenticeship Vacancies page.

Assessment Method:

Portfolio of evidence and EPA

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in adult care

Course Mode: Full time

Progression route?

On completion of this programme, you can progress to level 4 apprenticeships.

About the course

The course is design to equip Lead Practitioner with an in-depth knowledge and skills in their area of responsibilities which will allow them to lead in areas such as care needs assessment, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and enablement, telecare and assistive technology.

Course Structure:

The duration of this programme is 24 months, and students are expected to attend all the monthly training sessions with their assigned tutor at CroydonSAM. Alongside the 24 months programme, your assigned tutor will support you to complete and achieve your level 3 diploma + Functional skills Maths and English level 2. 

As part of the programme, reviews will be held every 8-12 weeks with your assigned tutor. These reviews are important as they will support you to gather the relevant evidence for your portfolio which will include direct observations.

Your employer will be informed of your progress on a regular basis including your readiness to undertake the end point assessment.

Course Content: 

The course covers several topics including:

    • Facilitate planning to ensure positive outcomes for individuals
    • Person-centred assessment

 

  • How to work effectively with your team.
  • To work professionally

 

 

 What are the entry requirements?

Math and English GCSEs C/4 or above or Functional skills level 2

Apprentices without English or Math’s at Level 2 must achieve this prior to taking the end point assessment.

If you are interested in this apprenticeship you can apply on our website by clicking here via the Apprenticeship Vacancies page.

Assessment Method:

Portfolio of evidence using various methods such as observation, witness testimony, profession discussion and EPA

Qualification: Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care

Course Mode: Full time

Progression route?

On completion of this programme, you can progress to level 5 apprenticeships.

About the course

This course will prepare you as a leader in adult care. As part of the programme, you will learn how to ensure the service being provided to those in your care is safe, efficient and meets all their needs. You will also be equipped and responsible for the ensuring regulatory compliance of the care given and the values and training of staff. Those who are part of the programme will usually be a registered manager of a service, unit, deputy or assistant manager. 

 

Course Structure:

The duration of this programme is 18 months, and students are expected to attend all the monthly training sessions with their assigned tutor at CroydonSAM. Alongside the 18 months programme, your assigned tutor will support you to complete and achieve your level 5 diploma + Functional skills Maths and English level 2. 

As part of the programme, reviews will be held every 8-12 weeks with your assigned tutor. These reviews are important as they will support you to gather the relevant evidence for your portfolio which will include direct observations.

Your employer will be informed of your progress on a regular basis including your readiness to undertake the end point assessment.

 

Course Content: 

The course covers a several topics including:

  • Person-centred assessment
  •  How to work effectively with your team.
  • How to manage a team

 

What are the entry requirements?

Math and English GCSEs C/4 or above or Functional skills level 2

Apprentices without English or Math’s at Level 2 must achieve this prior to taking the end point assessment.

If you are interested in this apprenticeship you can apply on our website by clicking here via the Apprenticeship Vacancies page.

Assessment Method:

Portfolio of evidence using various methods such as observation, witness testimony, Profession discussion and EPA

Qualification: Level 5 Diploma In Leadership And Management For Adult Care

Course Mode: Full time

Progression route?

On completion of this programme, you can progress to ILM Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership