Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 Year 2 Part-Time - Day Washington Campus Skills & Qualifications

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Study level Cost
19+ 700.00 *subject to change

This programme is made up of units that are both knowledge- and skills-based. You will be assessed on your written work as well the skills you demonstrate in a real or simulated work environment.

You can study GCSE Maths and English alongside this course.

There is no placement requirement for this course, however you may choose to go in to a placement on a voluntary basis. You will need to apply for DBS clearance through college in order to do this.

This qualification is designed to help you progress on to higher level qualifications in childcare and education, which may eventually result in job roles such as practitioner in day nurseries, practitioner in nursery schools, practitioner in reception classes in primary schools or pre-school worker.

This course runs on one day per week from 9.30am until 2.30pm.

This programme runs for one day per week from 9.30am until 2.30pm.

In addition to this there will be independent study tasks set by your lecturer.

This qualification will give you a basis to understanding of childcare and education. It will also help you to make an informed choice about working with children and young people.

You will study the following modules:

- Young children’s development.
- Supporting children’s development.
- The value of play to young children.
- Importance of play for early learning.
- Children’s play and leisure activities in the community.
- Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet.
- Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.
- Support children with additional needs.
- Use observation, assessment and planning.
- Support children’s positive behaviour.
- Respecting and valuing children.
- Rights and responsibilities in relation to parenting.


What’s next?

You could continue in your studies following either an Early Years pathway or a Supporting Teaching and Learning pathway.

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