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Children, Young People and Families Practitioner Standard


What you need to know about the Highfield Level 4 End-Point Assessment for Children, Young People and Families Practitioner

Who is this standard for?

Children, Young People and Families Practitioners with a passion to care for and about children, young people and families. They are skilled in recognising and assessing complex needs often presented in children, young people and familes. They have respectful curiosity that challenges and supports those individuals in achieving their potential and staying safe. They will work alongside other professionals and organisations, sharing responsibility for improving outcomes. There are two pathways to this standard: Children, Young People and Families Practitioner in Children's Residential Care and Children, Young People and Families Practitioner within the Community. 

Programme structure

This is a level 4 apprenticeship that has a typical duration of 24 months. Apprentices will be placed in a suitable role and supported by a tutor to achieve Level 2 maths and English. For learners undertaking the Children, Young People and Families Practitioner in Children's Residential Care pathway they will need to obtain a Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare. For learners undertaking the Children, Young People and Families Practitioner within the Community pathway they will need to obtain a Level 4 Certificate in Higher Education in working with Children, Young People and Families. 

Assessment Plan

Apprentices will be assessed against ST0088/AP01

End-Point Assessment methods

  • Observation of Practice
  • Competence Interview informed by Portfolio

EPA kit – To access the full EPA kit for this standard, please visit here.

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