The minimum Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the Advanced Apprenticeship in Residential Childcare is 749 hours.
Training takes on average 20 months to complete. However, this can be shorter dependent upon whether the employee has any Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or unit/credit exemptions. We will discuss this at enrolment.
Everyday English and Maths and ICT to bring skills up to date. This consists of teaching, four tests and three practical assignments.
You will be allocated a competent and skilled assessor to support you throughout the apprenticeship. There is an option of day release study at College for you to gain the knowledge required for the course. Unless exempt, you will need to attend College either weekly or for a block week for Functional Skills. This can be discussed and arranged with your assessor.
You will be also assessed in the workplace and will collect relevant pieces of evidence to prove your competence and the knowledge required by the Level 3 apprenticeship.
If you are aged 16-18, there are no additional costs.
If you are 19+, your employer will pay 10% which is £300.
No specialist equipment is required.
You could progress to the Children, Young People and Families Practitioner Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard.
You could also advance your career in roles such as Home Manager.