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Level 5 Children, Young People and Families Manager

Maximum Employer Contribution


Typical course duration

15 Months (Plus EPA)

As a Children, Young People, and Family Manager, your role involves fostering alignment and commitment across teams and partnerships to empower children, young people, and families to reach their full potential. You'll oversee teams, manage resources, and introduce innovative approaches that prioritise the well-being of those you serve. This leadership position can be in children's residential care or within community settings across various sectors. Your responsibilities encompass team or service management, collaborating with diverse professionals, and encouraging continuous improvement in practice. You'll champion excellence, supporting practitioners in enhancing their skills to actively assist each individual and family in achieving their goals. By staying updated with research and new practices, you'll enhance overall performance and safety. Additionally, you'll cultivate an environment that fosters reflective practice, professional growth, and a dedication to making a meaningful impact on the lives of children, young people, and families.

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Apprenticeship Level


Typical Duration

15 Months (Plus EPA)


Blended learning with one-to-one support

Entry Requirements

The entry requirement for this apprenticeship will be decided by each employer, but may typically be five GCSEs at Grade C or higher.

How's the assessment broken down?


Creation of a portfolio of learning demonstrating learning and development activities with their application in  the workplace.

Undertakes research and analysis of a workplace project.

Evidence of 360° feedback within the portfolio of learning.

End Point Assessment Gateway:

Completed portfolio of learning.

English and Maths level 2, as a minimum.

Completed workplace project.

Employer confirms apprentice is consistently working at or above the level of the standard.

End Point Assessment (Involving 2 Assessments Methods):

Simulated task.

Project report & presentation with Q&A.


Level 5 Children, Young People and Families Manager

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