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Course Code: CR2MCCE7 What will I learn? This course is recognised in the childcare sector as the basic qualification for work as an assistant, and can be used to apply for jobs in a range of settings e.g. nurseries, pre-schools. It covers all aspects of working with children, including supporting play and learning, children's development, equal opportunities the role of the childcare worker health and safety, working with parents, providing safe and secure environments and professional skills. Practical activities and tasks undertaken in these settings link theory to practice. You also study Key Skills in Communications and ICT and learn the basics of a modern foreign language from the local community (Spanish or Turkish) and have an opportunity to try out different creative activities. How will I be taught? You have a mixture of group activities, discussions, some lectures and practical activities. You complete practical training of a minimum 65 days in a range of childcare settings as part of your course. Typically this means 35 days in a nursery and 30 days in a school reception or year 1 class. How will I be assessed? You are assessed through a mixture of assignments and portfolio tasks, with a multiple choice test. You must achieve a Pass for your work experience from the placement supervisor. What could I do next? With an overall Grade B or better, you can apply for the Level 3 AwardCertificateDiploma in Childcare and Education,. You could gain employment as an assistant in nurseries, schools, or early years' centres. Option 1 Option 1 Starts: September 2009 Ends: July 2010 Course length: 1 year Location: Enfield Site Option 2 Option 2 Starts: September 2009 Ends: July 2010 Course length: 36 weeks per year, 1 year Study hours: 13 over 2 days per week Tuition fee: ?1040 Exam fee: ?94 Materials fee: ?33 Location: Tottenham Site Option 3 Option 3 Starts: September 2009 Ends: July 2010 Course length: 36 weeks per year, 1 year Study hours: 13 over 2 days per week Tuition fee: ?1361 Exam fee: ?99 Materials fee: ?34 Location: Tottenham Site

Course Code: CR2MCCE7 What will I learn? This course is recognised in the childcare sector as the basic qualification for work as an assistant, and can be used to apply for jobs in a range of settings e.g. nurseries, pre-schools. It covers all aspects of working with children, including supporting play and learning, children's development, equal opportunities the role of the childcare worker...

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