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Open College Network West Midlands Level 5 Award in Assessment and Multi-Agency Support for Families with Complex Needs

    • Level5
    • Credits12
    • GLH74
    • TQT120
    • Age range18+
    • Cost£42.00
Ref: 603/7260/6
National Subject Sector: 1.3 Health and Social Care

About this qualification

Learners will gain:

  • A sound theoretical knowledge of child and adult safeguarding.
  • An understanding of early trauma as a primary cause of poor outcomes, leading to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s).
  • An understanding of the legal procedures and wider partner agencies engaged in child and adult safeguarding.
  • Improved professional management of case work through an understanding of theoretical models/approaches to their work.

Awareness of the legal processes involved in children’s entry to, and return from, Care and improved preparation for court proceedings.

Objectives of the qualification

The qualification is intended to enhance the practice and understanding of people who manage (or intend to manage) practitioners supporting families with complex needs in a multi-agency context.

For further details download the Qualification Specification

Why choose this qualification?

Successful completion of this Award provides professional development towards a senior or line

    • Level5
    • Credits12
    • GLH74
    • TQT120
    • Age range18+
    • Cost£42.00
National Subject Sector: 1.3 Health and Social Care
Rules of combination

To be awarded the Open College Network West Midlands Level 5 Award in Assessment and MultiAgency Support for Families with Complex Needs, learners must achieve:

  • 12 credits from the Mandatory Units in Group M
  • There are no Optional Units in this qualification.
For further details download the Qualification Specification
Entry Requirements

Learners will need to have the maturity to work with children and families and be able to study at Level 4.

Assessment Methods

Portfolio of evidence.

Quality Assurance Requirements

Tutors:

To offer this qualification, centres must ensure that tutors hold or are working towards:

  • Hold or are working towards a Level 3 Award in Education and Training or its equivalent.
  • Hold or are working towards a Degree in Psychology or Social Work.
  • Have an in-depth background of Family Intervention Work.

Internal Quality Assurer (IQA):

Centres must also ensure that they have in place an Internal Quality Assurance person who:

  • Holds or is working towards a Level 4 Award in Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices or its equivalent.
  • Has substantial experience of working in or assessing qualifications in children and family intervention work.
  • Is familiar with the assessment requirements of the qualification for which they are the Internal Quality Assurer.
Supporting funding needs

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) provide funding for different qualifications in England; details of which can be found here

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Qualification Specification

Learner requirements, units and assessment information

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