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Qualification updates for managers and employers

Information updates and resources to support managers and employers to understand the changes to health and social care and children’s care, play, learning and development qualifications.

Changes to how qualifications are assessed

Changes have been made to how health and social care and children’s care, play, learning and development qualifications are assessed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. We've held online sessions to support managers, employers and learners understand these changes and how it may affect them.

Resources

The following resources can be used by those who were unable to attend the sessions or by those who wish to share the information.

The presentation slides and notes give detailed information on what the changes are, the use of expert witnesses and how to support this process. Presentations have been recorded and the videos will be available soon.

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Adaptations to health and social care qualification assessments - presentation
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Adaptations to children’s care, play, learning and development qualification assessments - presentation

Supporting work placements

We've held online sessions introducing the new work placement guide to support employers, learning providers and learners. The sessions also highlighted the importance of placements and how they can be used.

Resources

The following resources can be used by those who were unable to attend the sessions or by those who wish to share the information.

The introduction to the work placement guidance - presentation includes checklists and templates that can be used to support work placements. The presentation was recorded and the video will be available soon.

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Introduction to work placement guidance - presentation

New Level 4 and Level 5 qualifications

In September 2020 new Level 4 and Level 5 qualifications in health and social care and children’s care, play, learning and development were made available. We've held online sessions giving information on the structure, size, assessment and content of the new qualifications as well as who should complete them.

Resources

The following resources can be used by those who were unable to attend the sessions or by those who wish to share the information. Presentations have been recorded and the videos will be available soon.

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Introduction to new Level 4 and 5 qualifications for health and social care - presentation
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Introduction to new level 4 and 5 qualifications for children’s care, play, learning and development - presentation

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