The children’s care sector comprises statutory, private and voluntary provision of care services. Strict regulation means employees must demonstrate the highest standards of care and professional conduct. The BTEC Level 3 National Award, Certificate and Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development can provide a springboard to a university degree or Foundation Degree in an appropriate vocational discipline, to BTEC HNCs and HNDs, or to employment.
These qualifications have now been extended until 31 December 2013. For the latest news on the development of our new BTEC CCLD qualifications, bookmark or favourite our BTEC CCLD page or sign up to our newsletter.
Important update: last registration date for the BTEC Nationals in Children's Care, Learning and Development is 31 August 2014 in England and NI, 30 June 2014 in Wales. All centres delivering Level 3 early years qualifications in England need to switch to new qualifications from September 2014. Learn more