Learning with and from one another to unlock the power of Intergenerational Practice
This Diploma forms a comprehensive qualification in Intergenerational Practice and comprises of 7 units. Learners choose to complete Unit 3 or 4 rather than both.
This Diploma will give the learner a full understanding of Intergenerational work and the opportunity to set up their own IG practice in their own centre. Learners who opt for the Diploma course must be working in early years, educational or care settings and have a good level of written English (At least Grade C GCSE equivalent)
Unit 1 - Understanding the principles and processes of intergenerational work.
Provides the basic understanding of the definitions, processes and general concepts of Intergenerational work necessary to successfully bring different generations together.
Successful completion of the assignments in Unit 1 qualifies you for The Award in Intergenerational Care and Education
Unit 2 - Observation and reflection of Intergenerational work
This provides an opportunity to observe and reflect upon Intergenerational work in practice against the definitions, processes and concepts taught in Unit 1.
Successful completion of the assignments in Unit 1 and Unit 2 qualifies you for The Certificate in Intergenerational Care and Education
Unit 3 - Understanding dementia and other age-related conditions
This unit provides a basic understanding of dementia and other age related conditions. This unit should be studied by childcare practitioners.
Unit 4 - Understanding child development and the government statutory guidance for schools
Provides a basic understanding of child development. It will explore the statutory framework for the EYFS and the Development Matters Guidance in order to facilitate safe and appropriate Intergenerational (IG) engagement.
Unit 5 - Understanding and assessing the risks of Intergenerational work including health and safety, infection control and safeguarding
This unit is concerned with the understanding and assessment of the risks of Intergenerational work and ways to overcome these risks.
Unit 6 - Effective Intergenerational Practice: Observation, Assessment, Planning and Evaluation
This unit facilitates a holistic approach that ensures that the child and older person are always central to the programme.
Unit 7 - Volunteers and Teamwork: Developing an understanding in cooperative strategies when working together in intergenerational settings.
This unit considers working with other practitioners and volunteers within Intergenerational work.
Unit 8 - Developing, delivering and evaluating a differentiated, purposeful, relationship-based Intergenerational programme appropriate for various needs and abilities with a team of practitioners and volunteers.
This unit is the culmination of the full course of Intergenerational training and will give learners the opportunity to implement the skills and knowledge they have gained through this course of study. Students will feel empowered to take a lead in developing and delivering high-quality Intergenerational programmes.
COURSE FEE £1000
Please contact us to enquire about options to complete Level 3 Award or Certificate in Intergenerational Care and Education
We are excited to announce that we are offering a week of Intergenerational Experiences in the Summer of 2024
You will enjoy a fully immersive week as part of a small group, at Apples Honey Nightingale Nursery and Nightingale House Care Home.
Residential or non-residential options
For the residential option you will be offered half board within the Care Home and a full week of IG experiences and lectures including evening activities.
During the evenings there will be opportunities to enjoy concerts and activities together
At the end of the week you will have experienced elements of the teaching needed to gain the NCFE accredited Certificate in Intergenerational Care and Education.
Residential Fee £1500
Non Residential Fee £1000
For more information please contact us - firstname.lastname@example.org
22 - 26 July 2024