The Level 4 Children, Young People and Families Practitioner Apprenticeship consists of working with children, young people, and families, to achieve positive and sustainable change in their lives. Learners will demonstrate a passion to care for children, young people, and families. They will be skilled in recognising and assessing the complex needs that children, young people, and families often present. Learners approach must be respectful and support children, young people, and families to achieve their potential and stay safe. Learners will work alongside other professionals and organisations to share the responsibility for improving outcomes.
Regular supervision with an experienced practitioner will encourage reflection on the Learners practice. At the end of the apprenticeship the high quality of their practice will be making a real difference to those that you work with.
This apprenticeship is suitable for a range of establishments, including children’s home, a residential special school or a secure children’s home. The children might be living on their own or in a larger group. Learners will take the lead in developing and delivering the child’s placement plan and will work with the child to support their health, education, social and day to day needs, playing a significant role in helping them to thrive and fulfil their potential.
This qualification includes the Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare.
Learners without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this prior to taking their End Point Assessment.
Apprenticeship standard PDF
Here is a PDF that details the full standard for this apprenticeship including the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours that learners must demonstrate.
Apprenticeship standard – Level 4 Children, Young People and Families Practitioner
End Point Assessment Process
The Level 4 Children, Young People and Families Practitioner qualification consists of two discrete assessment methods:
- Situational Judgement Test
- Competence Interview
The performance in the Learners End Point Assessment will determine their overall apprenticeship standard and grade.