A resource for Key Stage 3 learners to find out more about a career in the social care (early years) sector. Learners will be able to watch a webinar and complete a workbook.
Careers Wales: Social care (early years) webinar and workbook
Learning Resources on the Social Care Wales website
Below is a link to the resources section on the Social Care Wales website. The resources are relevant to educators and learners in the field of Healthcare and Childcare.
There is also a link to a document that has identified the resources that are relevant to the Level 2 and 3 Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Core courses.
Childcare and the Early Years - bilingual vocabulary posters
Here is a set of posters that include key bilingual vocabulary to support the delivery of the Level 2 Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Core course. There is a posters for each of the individual units:
- Principles and Values of Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development (0-19 years of age)
- Health, Well-Being, Learning and Development
- Professional Practice as an Early Years and Childcare Worker
- Safeguarding Children
- Health and Safety in Children’s Care, Play, Learning and Development
Training resource to support bilingual working: Language, dignity and care
The following pack is for individuals who wish to introduce a language awareness training session for their learners. The duration of the session is one hour.
The course is suitable for:
- Level 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 health and social care or childcare students
- tutors and assessors in colleges
- social care/work or childcare students in universities.
It could also be used as part of in-service training for workers in these areas and the Social Care Wales workforce.
The pack aims to equip trainers to present information about language and discuss how to work bilingually with their learners.
It is intended to share information that will educate and empower learners to offer a valuable service to their service users ensuring that language is always a central consideration.
The pack is presented in PowerPoint format with trainer notes to support each slide. The trainer notes present a lead script, in addition to offering a few ideas about how to present tasks and encourage learners to be proactive in the session.
These courses are for apprentices who currently have little or no Welsh language skills. They enable apprentices to complete part of their qualification in Welsh. The general course highlights the importance of the Welsh language as a workplace skill. The course has also been adapted for four specific sectors: healthcare, childcare, agriculture and construction.
These courses are also vailable via the learning portals of the main apprenticeship providers in Wales. Other providers wishing to make the courses available through their LMS should downoad the units as a zip file.
Certificates that can be awarded to students on completion of units can be downloaded below: