The leader or manager of a Flying Start setting will usually also be the “person in charge” and will directly manage the setting. They may also be the responsible individual.
Current qualification accepted
Required by Welsh Government policy:
Social Care Wales is working with Welsh Government and the sector to review this policy, more information will follow.
City and Guilds Level 4 Preparing for Leadership and Management in Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development
Plus in line with WG guidance Flying Start leaders would be expected to complete the competency qualification for their role:
City and Guilds Level 5 Leadership and Management of Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development: Practice
On the Credit and Qualification Framework Wales (CQFW), NVQ Level 4 equated to QCF Level 5 so the level required has not changed.