Framework Details

Framework Title: Childrens Care, Play, Learning and Development
ID: FR05099
Level/s: 2, 3
Issuing Authority: Skills for Care & Development
Issue Date: 01/10/2023

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The Children’s Care, Learning and Development Apprenticeship Framework is for people who work with children (and their families) in settings or services where the main purpose is care, learning and development e.g. nurseries, daycare, creches, childminders and Cylchoedd Meithrin (Welsh medium nurseries). It is suitable for people wishing to join the sector and for people already working in it who wish to develop their knowledge and skills and become occupationally competent.

Level 2 Foundation Apprenticeship is suitable for people who work in supervised settings. The qualification confirms occupational competence for workers under supervision in Wales and contributes towards high quality childcare in Wales.

Level 3 Apprenticeship confirms competence for workers who operate more autonomously, undertaking curriculum planning, activity planning and some aspects of supervision within the settings listed above.It contributes towards high quality childcare in Wales.

Please note Teaching Assistants should undertake the more relevant STL (Supporting Teaching and Learning) Framework and Playworkers should complete the Playwork Framework.

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