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Full Time CACHE AwardCertificateDiploma in Childcare and Education Malvern Level 2

South Worcestershire College

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CACHE AwardCertificateDiploma in Childcare and Education - Malvern Level Level 2 Duration 1 Year Description CACHE AwardCertificateDiploma in Childcare and Education This is a 1 year course on offer at the Malvern campus. This course is ideal for those who wish to work with children as an assistant in a range of childcare settings. What qualifications do I need? One GCSE at Grade C in an academic subject. A successful interview and a suitable reference is required. Students need to have enthusiasm and an interest in working with young children 0 - 16 years. (All applicants will be police checked.) What's involved? You will study six units which will include: * An introduction to working with children * The developing child * Safe, healthy and nurturing environments for children * Children and play * Communication and professional skills * The practitioner in the workplace (work placement unit) Plus one additional specialist unit. What qualifications do I get? CACHE AwardCertificate or Diploma in Childcare and Education How will I be studying? Students spend three days in College and two days in a work placement each week. Class work is a combination of lectures, practical activities, discussion and tutorials. What about assessments? Each unit is assessed by a combination of assignments, a portfolio and external exams throughout the year. Placements contribute towards the Level 2 Diploma and you will have to record evidence of your competence in your work with children and demonstrate satisfactory Personal and Professional development. Any work placements? Placement work involves working with children and staff in a range of care settings. You will attend work placements for two days a week in a range of settings including a day nursery and a school, plus the option to work with children aged 8 - 16 if desired. Work placements are usually arranged by the College. Any other programmes available? Opportunities to gain other qualifications including a Key Skill in communication or numeracy also exist. Where now? This qualification is well recognised by employers and, as a Level 2 qualification, enables you to work as an assistant in the childcare and education sector (eg with children aged 0 -16 in a range of settings, such as nurseries, playgroups, cr?ches, pre-schools). You may progress to higher level qualifications such as CACHE AwardCertificate or Diploma in Childcare and Education Level 3 or NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Care and Education. What costs are involved? You are required to pay a ?42 fee for a police check. You will also be required to purchase a College polo shirtsweatshirt for your work placement which will cost approximately ?30.

CACHE AwardCertificateDiploma in Childcare and Education - Malvern Level Level 2 Duration 1 Year Description CACHE AwardCertificateDiploma in Childcare and Education This is a 1 year course on offer at the Malvern campus. This course is ideal for those who wish to work with children as an assistant in a range of childcare settings. What qualifications do I need? One GCSE at Grade C in an academic...

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