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Full Time CACHE AwardCertificateDiploma in Child Care and Education

BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture)

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CACHE AwardCertificateDiploma in Child Care and Education (2 years) This two-year full-time programme is designed to prepare you to work in a supervised role, competently, safely and effectively with children aged 0 ?? 7 years 11 months. The syllabus is designed to emphasise the integrated nature of work in the sector. It also prepares you to work in a wide range of settings, recognising the importance of providing a service for children and their families. Programme Content Units include: An intro to working with children Development from conception to age 16 years Supporting children Keeping children safe The principles underpinning the role of the practitioner Promoting a healthy environment for children Play, learning and education Caring for children Practical TrainingPractice Evidence Records Professional Development Profiles Plus 3 optional units You will learn through lectures, practical placements and workshop activities. The placements take place within a range of child care settings. An alternate week in week out system operates, allowing a full week in a practical setting. Training takes place in a variety of placements with a variety of age groups, and a total of 140 days of practical training is recommended. Assessment is work based and at the end of the programme there is a test paper covering all aspects of study throughout the programme. Entry Requirements You should possess one or more of the following: A minimum of 5 GCSE?? s at Grade C or above, to include English. Certificate in Child Care and Education or a First Diploma in Caring at Merit level or above. These conditions may be modified for mature students or for those with previous practical experience and training. Some experience of dealing with children ?? baby-sitting, school work experience etc is desirable. Progression Students successfully achieving this qualification may progress to further training at a higher level. Employment opportunities include working as a Nursery Practitioner in a Nursery, Day Nursery or Cr?che, working as a nanny for a private family or in health centres with health visitors.

CACHE AwardCertificateDiploma in Child Care and Education (2 years) This two-year full-time programme is designed to prepare you to work in a supervised role, competently, safely and effectively with children aged 0 ?? 7 years 11 months. The syllabus is designed to emphasise the integrated nature of work in the sector. It also prepares you to work in a wide range of settings, recognising the...

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