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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 2
Unit No:
A/615/9242
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
24 hours

Aim

This unit considers the different settings that provide services to children and young people. Learners will have the opportunity to find out how the care values apply in different settings.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand the context in which children’s and young people’s care is provided.

Examples of range of settings may include:


  1. statutory eg schools, local authority nurseries, children's centres, health centres
  2. private eg nurseries, childminding, playgroups
  3. voluntary eg parent and toddler groups, youth organisation

Services may include provision of care and education, health provision, parent support.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Outline the range of settings which provide services to children and young people.

  • 1.2

    Explain the services provided by the different types of setting.


2.

Know the legal framework for care of children and young people.

Legislation and regulations may include:


  • Children Act
  • Equality Act
  • Health and Safety at Work
  • Ofsted requirements

Examples of how legislation and regulations may affect working practices may include:


  • setting standards
  • registration and funding implications
  • inspection requirements

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Outline legislation and regulations that apply to settings for children or young people.
  • 2.2
    Explain how legislation and regulations affect working practices in a specific setting for children or young people.

3

Understand the care value base and its application to children’s or young people’s settings.

Learners need to be able to describe the principles of the care value base. Learners then need to take each principle and explain how it is applied in a specific setting.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Describe the principles and importance of the care value base to children’s and young people’s care.
  • 3.2
    Explain how each principle of the care value base is applied in practice in a specific setting for children or young people.

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