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Foundation Degree in The Integrated Education & Care of Children & Young People

Preston College

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Foundation Degree in The Integrated Education & Care of Children & Young People Course ID: PC86031 Academy: Health, Social Care & Early Years Introduction: Foundation Degrees are modern, vocational higher education qualifications which blend together academic study with hands-on work-based experience. This particular Foundation Degree has been developed to ensure a more collaborative and integrated approach for professionals working with Children & Young People (C&YP). It reflects the desirable outcomes as described in Every Child Matters: . The programme is for those already working, or wishing to work in education or social care environments. Study Mode & Location: This course is available as a full-time course over 2 years, or as a part-time course over 3 years. It will be held at Preston College, Fulwood Campus, St Vincent`s Road, Preston, PR2 8UR. Course Content: Whether you follow the full time or part time route, you will study 12 modules. Students on the full time programme are expected to undertake 2 days per week in placementemployment. Those following the part time route will be expected to work 1 day per week in placementemployment. This degree is therefore suitable for a broad range of aspiring and qualified professionals including, Nursery Managers, Teaching Assistants, Health & Social Care and Early Years Practitioners, Children`s Centre Employees including extended learning support workers in a variety of settings. For those employed in education and care environments, this Foundation Degree is designed to support your career progression and equip you to work at a more advanced level. For those who are not employed, this degree does not at the present time offer you a licence to practice. Therefore, students entering the programme with A Levels andor relevant experience should recognise that they need to study an appropriate Level 3 (Advanced) qualification alongside this Foundation Degree if they are seeking careers in education and care. Assessment: Each module will be assessed in a variety of ways including written essays, presentations, case studies, reports and practical activities. Careers & Progression Opportunities: Successful completion of this course allows progression to Year 3 of the following courses at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan): BA (Hons) Degree in Education BA in Education with Social Care Degree BA (Hons) in Citizenship & Care. Obtaining an Honours Degree can also enable progression to the MA in Social Work. Progression to these courses is considered on an individual applicant basis by UCLan. Funding through LCC (Lancashire County Council) may be available for early years candidates subject to eligibility. How To Apply Full-time Students You will need to complete a UCAS application form. The majority of applications are now completed using `UCAS apply`, a web-based on-line application system. Institution code name: CLANC Institution code: C30 Campus code: P ' Help, Advice & Further Information If you know of someone who would like to study a course at Preston College but their first language is not English, please contact the Advice Centre on their behalf to discuss the options available. Opening Hours: Mon-Thur 9am-7:30pm (9am-5pm during College holidays) Fri 9:30am-4.30pm The information contained in this leaflet was correct at the time of production. Preston College however, reserves the right to alter or amend the details contained in this leaflet. This course will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Requirement Potential students must be aged 19 or over, meet the College`s minimum entry requirements for higher education courses and have GCSE or equivalent in English Language. The course is for: those already employed in education andor care settings. those wishing to study full time who have previously followed a related National Diploma or NVQ course. those with A Levels andor relevant experience. Places will be offered subject to a satisfactory interview and

Foundation Degree in The Integrated Education & Care of Children & Young People Course ID: PC86031 Academy: Health, Social Care & Early Years Introduction: Foundation Degrees are modern, vocational higher education qualifications which blend together academic study with hands-on work-based experience. This particular Foundation Degree has been developed to ensure a more collaborative and...

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