Level 3 Extended Diplomas in Children's Care, Learning and Development ( Wales and Northern Ireland) (3609)

Last Updated: 24 May 2016
The Extended Diplomas in Children's Care, Learning and Development  are qualifications developed to meet the needs of learners who work with children in a wide range of settings in either Wales or Northern Ireland.
The level 3 Extended Diploma in Children's Care, Learning and Development ( Wales), meets the needs of learners who want  to work in a wide range of children's settings in Wales. It is compliant with the knowledge and practical skills requirements for practice at Level 3 in the Childcare sector in Wales and fulfils the requirements laid out in the minimum Inspection Standards.

The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Children's Care, Learning and Development (Northern Ireland) meets the needs of learners who want to work in a wide range of children's settings in Northern Ireland. It is compliant with the knowledge and practical skills requirements for practice at Level 3 in the Childcare sector in Northern Ireland and fulfils the requirements laid out in the minimum Inspection Standards.

City & Guilds Level 3 Extended Diploma Children’s Care, Learning and Development (Wales and Northern Ireland) UCAS tariff.

Grade Current Tariff points New Tariff points
D* 420 168
D 360 144
M 240 96
P 120 48


Available to deliver in the following:
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Learners working towards these qualifications will acquire, develop and practise the skills needed for employment at Level 3 in the Childcare sector in either Wales or Northern Ireland.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Potential job roles are varied and include:
In Wales:  Childcare practitioner, Early Years room Supervisor, Flying Start Family Support Worker or Practitioner, Nursery Practitioner, Cylch Meighrin Assistant, After School Assistant.
In Northern Ireland: Childcare practitioner, Early Years room Supervisor, Nursery Nurse, After School Assistant.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified tutors and assessors, more details are available in the Handbooks.

Level 3

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development (Wales) (QCF) (3609-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development (Wales) (QCF)

  • Accreditation No: 601/5913/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 150 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 991 - 1068 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development (Wales) (QCF) (Pass)

  • Accreditation No: 601/5913/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 150 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 991 - 1068 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development (Northern Ireland) (QCF) (3609-13)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development (Northern Ireland) (QCF)

  • Accreditation No: 601/5912/1 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 150 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1016 - 1069 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 01/09/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development (Northern Ireland) (QCF) (Pass)

  • Accreditation No: 601/5912/1 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 150 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1016 - 1069 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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