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L4/L5 FOUNDATION DEGREE IN WORKING WITH CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE
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L4/L5 FOUNDATION DEGREE IN WORKING WITH CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE

TEESSIDE UNIVERSITY - FOUNDATION DEGREE IN WORKING WITH CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE
Start Date 
28/09/2022
End Date 
09/05/2023
Attendance 
Part Time
Target audience 

The FdA WWCYP is suitable for those already working with children and young people or for those looking to move into this sector. With three established progression routes into BA (Hons) Education, BA (Hons) Working with Children and Young People and BA (Hons) Early Years, this course provides the platform for career development in these challenging sectors.

The programme covers a wide age range (5-21 year olds), and has been carefully written to cover the sectors identified by the children's workforce development review making it appropriate and relevant for a variety of roles including youth work, education, criminal justice, social work, mentoring and health.

Entry requirements 
  • A Clean DBS is essential
  • Must be employed or volunteering in the industry
  • Professional qualifications and experience will be taken into consideration
  • Interviews will also be conducted for students who have relevant vocational qualifications prior to learning
    Course content 

    Modules content:

    • Skills in Practice: Children and Young People's Workforce (WBL)
    • Principles and Values for Effective Practice (WBL)
    • Relationship Building and Effective Communication
    • Understanding Learning for Inclusive Practice
    • Childhood and Youth Development
    • Use of Data for Evidence Based Practice
    • Policies in Practice Contexts
    • Effective use of Supervision and Mentoring
    • Exploring Approaches to Integrated Working (WBL)
    • Leading and Managing Work with Children and Young People (WBL)
    Assessment criteria 

    Includes reports, essays, presentations and portfolios.

    Progression 

    Further progression into employment or onto the third year of a part-time degree BA (Hons) in Education, BA (Hons) Working with Children and Young People and BA (Hons) Early Years.

    Other information 

    Courses

    Whatever course you choose, you'll get the highest level of training from specialist tutors, benefiting from their knowledge and experience of working not just in education but also in industry.

    Application & Enrolment

    You are able to apply online for all courses, however to complete your course enrolment fully, you will need to have an interview and then be accepted onto a course. The only courses available to enrol online are Full Cost courses, if you wish to enrol on any other course please call into Student Services or call 01429 295000.

    Full Cost course fees are inclusive of VAT.

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