Foundation Degree

Foundation Degree

We believe having a well trained workforce is essential to supporting good practice and developing good outcomes for children and young people. As a result we offer a level 5 Foundation Degree in Therapeutic Work with Children and Young People, accredited through the University of the West of England, for not only our own staff but child-care professionals working in education, care and health services.

100% student satisfaction

This course received 100% student satisfaction rating in the 2019 National Student Survey for England!

Applications for 2020/21 have now closed. We will be seeking applications for 2021/22 from March 2021. 

This course is accredited by APPCIOS and was awarded the National Training Award in 2012.
For further information please click here (2020/21 course)
Click here to download the course information booklet
Click here to download the UWE Application Form for Undergraduate Study.
Please note that completed forms should be returned to the address stated, NOT to UWE!

“Excellent training from probably the best provider of residential child care in the UK.”

Dr Linnet McMahon

“The course has provided me with a link between the theory and the practice, and vastly broadened my understanding and appreciation of the statutory frameworks that underpin the work.”

Former student

Mulberry Bush Outreach


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