Course Overview

The Working with Children, Young People and Families programme is aimed at those wishing to work in supporting children, young people and their families, to achieve positive and sustainable change in their lives.

As part of the Working with Children, Young People and Families course, you will become skilled in recognising and assessing the complex needs of children, young people and families often present and be able to support with any specific interventions or referrals. The need for respectful curiosity that challenges and supports children, young people and families to achieve their potential and stay safe, will become evident through your studies.

During the programme you will develop an understanding of the importance of early intervention and safeguarding work, allowing you to manage risk across the spectrum need for children, young people and families.

Course Details

Key Information

Course Code
Mode of Study
Full-time, part-time and modular study available
Foundation Degree
Awarded by
South Devon College
2 years (full-time), 3 years (part-time)
Location of Delivery
Academic Year
January 2025 start available, September 2024 - June 2026 (full-time) September 2024 - June 2027 (part-time)

The full time fees for the academic year 2024-25 are:

  • BA and BSc (Hons) – £9000.00 (per year)
  • Foundation Degree (FdA and FdSc) – £8825.00 (per year)
  • Higher National Certificate (HNC) – £8825.00 (per year)

For tuition fees for part-time courses commencing in September 2024, please contact the team on [email protected].

(Please note, some fees may differ depending on programme)

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I am currently an Early Years Teacher who joined the team at South Devon College after 11 years working in the industry. Previously, I was a deputy SENDCo and the Speech, Language and Communication Lead within early years practice for many years. I am passionate about passing on my knowledge and experience to new students and supporting them to achieve their goals.

I teach on level 2 and level 3 Early Years programmes, as well as lecturing within Higher Education.

Lisa Rogers