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BTEC HNC In Advanced Practice In Work With Children And Families

West Herts College

HNC (Higher National Certificate) , Uncategorised

Course Description

Information about the course Awarding Body and Name of Qualification: BTEC (The Business and Technology Education Council), HNC Advanced Practice in Work with Children and Families The BTEC Higher National Certificate Advanced Practice in Work with Children and Families is a part time course aimed at day care, education and community employees working or wishing to work with children in their early years (0-8 years) in the statutory, voluntary, private and not for profit sectors. It provides a wide range of knowledge, develops relevant skills and offers a choice of options. Students can use their HNC qualification to progress to a range of Universities. Gaining a BA qualification may lead to entry on to a PGCE or Graduate Teacher programme or to the Early Years Professional Status. Course content Students study 10 UNITS and complete a PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LOG PROGRAMME UNITS INCLUDE ? Continuing Development ? Communicating Values and Leadership in an Early Years Environment ? Theories of Development ? Early Years Curriculum, Play and Learning ? Child Protection ? Professional Practice ? Working with Families ? Child Health ? Concepts of Inclusiveness and the Early Years Environment. Additionality To get more information - Referral to HE Early Years Section:- Contact Name and number:- Lorraine Stuart Ext 2524 & Sue Kronda Ext 2532 When will I receive my results? Results will be forwarded on as soon as they are received at the college. Please note that certificates, where awarded, can take up to 4 months to be received at the college before forwarding on to learners. Delivery Length of Course - 33 weeks per year for 2 years. Hours per week - 7 on Tuesday. Mode of attendance - Part Time. Method of delivery - Classroom based + Work-based learning Assessment Continuous Assessment, including workplace assessment, Portfolio. Assessment: A range of methods will be used, including assignments, case studies, essays, reports, practical exercises and presentations. In general, a problem solving, work related approach is used. Assessments are carefully spread through the two years of the programme. There are no external examinations. Workplace assessment is an integral part of the programme. Progression This BTEC Higher National Certificate prepares students for a range of careers in child care at a supervisory management level as well as offering them the unique opportunity of achieving a BA Honours Degree in Education Studies after a further two years part-time study at a University such as the University of Hertfordshire. Furthermore, this BTEC HNC qualification may give credit towards related professional awards and degrees, in areas such as social work, health care, social sciences, humanities, initial teacher training and the public and private sector services.

Information about the course Awarding Body and Name of Qualification: BTEC (The Business and Technology Education Council), HNC Advanced Practice in Work with Children and Families The BTEC Higher National Certificate Advanced Practice in Work with Children and Families is a part time course aimed at day care, education and community employees working or wishing to work with children in their...

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