Level 5 Residential Childcare Manager

Managing residential childcare
to achieve positive outcomes.

Children, young people and families manager (residential) apprenticeship standard

This level 5 apprenticeship training programme develops the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to manage others in working with children, young people and families to achieve positive outcomes and sustainable change in their everyday lives.

It is suitable for deputy managers and managers in a residential childcare setting.
At the end of this training programme, you will be also be awarded a Level 5 TQUK Diploma in Residential Management.

Your apprenticeship journey

Months 1 to 3

Learning Foundations
Lead & Develop Continued Professional Development & Supervision
Lead & Develop Safeguarding Practices
Develop & Support Health & Safety

Months 4 to 6

Information Sharing, Partnership Working and Communication
Lead Practice and support EDI and the Rights of Children
Children's Development and Positive Outcomes

Months 7 to 18

Lead and Manage an Effective Team
Manage and Support Change, Resources and Finance
Optional Pathways (Months 9 to 15)
Preparation for your end-point assessment (EPA)

Things to consider

Entry requirements

You must have been a UK, EEA, or EU resident for at least the past three years to undertake this training programme.

In addition, you must be able to commit to the full length of the programme and be able to meet the programme modules through your job role.

If you do not have a level 2 or equivalent in Maths and English, you will be required to work towards achieving these qualifications as part of your apprenticeship.

How will you learn?

Over the duration of 18 months, you will receive a combination of face-to-face and online training and support.

You will undertake an online assessment that will help us to understand your learning style and needs, then we will tailor your learning experience accordingly.

We ensure that you stay on track to complete your programme on time by managing your progress through our state-of-the-art e-portfolio system, Smart Assessor.

At the end of your programme, your learnt knowledge, skills and behaviours will be assessed by an independent assessor in your end-point assessment (EPA).

Off-the-job training

As part of the apprenticeship, alongside your job role, a minimum of 6 hours per week of your time in work must be dedicated to improving new skills, knowledge and behaviours.

You will undertake an online assessment that will help us to understand your learning style and needs, then we will tailor your learning experience accordingly.

This can be any time devoted to learning and improving new skills without interruption.

Let's change lives

We’re all about changing lives, be that individuals changing lives through their day-to-day work, or by organisations changing lives and impacting on our economy.

As a national training provider, we change lives throughout the UK, with expertise in childcare, healthcare, clinical and business skills apprenticeships.

For more information, complete the form below, call us on 01753 596 004, or email us.

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