What is the purpose of this qualification?
This qualification is intended to guide and assess development of knowledge and skills relating to early learning and childcare, social care and the learning development and support services workforces. The qualification
confirms competence in these areas where appropriate and serves as the required qualification (for all new practitioners) for registration and regulatory requirements in the sector.
Who is this qualification for?
These qualifications are for all learners aged 16 and above who are capable of reaching the required standards.
Pearson’s policy is that the qualifications should:
be free from any barriers that restrict access and progression
ensure equality of opportunity for all wishing to access the qualifications.