Accredited Level 3 Child Coaching Diploma Entry Requirement
Entry to this level three course requires that potential students have gained GCSE/IGCSE or equivalent qualifications and have, good English oral, reading and writing skills.
Advice on enrolment and guidance of prior learning (APL) can be obtained through out contact centre. The course is a rolling programme and can be started at any point in the year. Successful students can go on to Higher Education, including remaining as students at OLC to complete courses in our portfolio of higher awards.
All students must be aged 16 or over.
The coursework is assessed through continuous assessment with no formal exit examinations.
Approximately: 200 hours of personal study time for the entire course is recommended. All of which is supported by the OLC Course Tutor, who we greatly encourage students to access support from throughout their course.
This course has been developed by the College’s professional team of tutors to meet the needs of sector based employers and employees. It is also part of the College’s validated level three Diplomas’, recognised internationally, as verified and moderated Centre for Interactive Education (CIE Global). Further details of our accreditations are provided on our website.
Accredited Level 3 Child Coaching Diploma Course Length
Accredited Level 3 Child Coaching Diploma Course Content
The whole level three diploma has SIX specific units of study, which are sub-divided into topic areas these are:
Accredited Level 3 Child Coaching Diploma Unit 1: Beginnings
The first unit introduces child coaching, its uses and contexts. A presentation and discussion of the psychological development of children (up to the age of 18), and integration of relevant physical aspects will be given.
Accredited Level 3 Child Coaching Diploma Unit 2: How children learn and respond
The unit will discuss these processes and it will aid programme design and effective use of appropriate communication models and techniques.
Accredited Level 3 Child Coaching Diploma Unit 3: Communication and specialist coaching skills
The unit deals with listening and congruence; how children react and respond within different contexts and situations. The module will also explore and discuss some of the specialist coaching skills needed when working with children.
Accredited Level 3 Child Coaching Diploma Unit 4: Special considerations
This unit helps the student to understand ethical issues when working with children, such as consent, criminal records documentation, professional codes of conduct and working with vulnerable groups and address how to build on relationships.
Accredited Level 3 Child Coaching Diploma Unit 5: Changes
In this unit you will be exploring the reasons behind why children attend coaching. You will review the various reasons why children attend coaching as they can be complex and even involve family situations such as divorce, separation or loss.
Accredited Level 3 Child Coaching Diploma Unit 6: Consolidation and processes
Your last unit will bring the whole process together and looks at it from assessment to closure of the programme. In addition some example documents and templates for communication models will be given.
This Accredited Level 3 Child Coaching Diploma can be used to gain entry to a Level 4 Diploma or higher.