Trafford College Group

Foundation degree in Working with Children and Young People Trafford College Group Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Sheffield Hallam University

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Course summary

This course caters for people who are already working with children and young people to provide a professional development opportunity. Our course links current research and children/young people’s development theory to professional practice and has well established relationships with local and regional employers.

Course details

Modules

On this programme you will study the following modules:

Level 4:
• The Reflective Student
• The Enabling Practitioner in the 21st Century
• Learning and Development
• Working Together
• Effective Teamwork
• Specific Needs

Level 5:
• Key Issues in the Lives of Children and Young People
• Leadership and Management
• Safeguarding in Practice
• The Critically Reflective Student
• Social Policy for Children and Young People
• Research Theory and Practice

Assessment method

A range of assessment methods are used from reports and essays to presentations and portfolios. Typically each unit has two forms of assessment attached to it. Assessments have been carefully designed to support and develop your skills in independent thinking and learning.


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code XL35
Institution code S76
Campus name Main Site (Stockpot College Campus)
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points those with 48 Ucas points will be considered for an interview.

All applications will be considered individually however offers will usually be based on:
64 UCAS points (those with 48 UCAS points will be considered for an interview)
BTEC Level 3 qualification (2 years) in relevant subject
Other related Level 3 qualifications
Normally 4 GCSEs at grade C or above (or numeric score of 4/5 under newly reformed GCSE grading), including maths or English
An Access to Higher Education Diploma in relevant area
Related work experience will be considered in place of formal qualifications
Minimum 2 years’ experience of working with children and you must be currently working for a minimum of 2 days per week in an appropriate setting. This could be paid or voluntary.
You will also need a current enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) certificate that has been issued within 12 months of the start of the course. You can apply for one at enrolment, for a fee, if necessary.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

You will also need a current enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) certificate that has been issued within 12 months of the start of the course. You can apply for one at enrolment, for a fee, if necessary.

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,995 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6,995 Whole course
Scotland £6,995 Whole course
Wales £6,995 Whole course

Additional fee information

£6995 Full Time route, £3600 Per Year Part -Time

Provider information

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Trafford College Group
Town Centre Campus
Wellington Road South
Stockport
SK1 3UQ


Clearing contact details

Clearing Hotline

07970 105899


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Course Enquiries

The Applications Team (Stockport College Campus)

0161 296 5649


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