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Children,Young People and Families Practitioner

Help and advise families that need support.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £6,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer. Subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks

What apprentices will learn
  • building relationships
  • development in the health and social care sector
  • to communicate effectively with children and adults
  • to be non-judgmental
  • to understand age groups and families

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G)

  • Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare
  • Certificate in Higher Education in working with Children Young People and Families
Professional registration

None specified.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.