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Full Time CACHE Level 3 Award Certificate Diploma in Child Care and Education

Peterborough Regional College

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Course Information Title: CACHE Level 3 Award Certificate Diploma in Child Care and Education Level: Level 3 Category: Childcare, Health and Social Care Curriculum Area: Childhood Studies and Education Course Length 2 Years Level Level 3 Who is it for? This course is for you if you enjoy working with children, have good organisational skills, are a good team member and can take on responsibility, showing a mature approach. The course prepares you to work in a supervisory role e.g. nursery nurse in a variety of settings within the early years sector such as private day nurseries, schools and children's centres. Interview Skills Assessment Yes What will I need? You must undergo a Criminal Record Bureau check and have achieved one of the following - 3 GCSEs grade C or above, preferably including English or a level 2 qualification (for example a BTEC First Diploma or CCE) with a merit C grade pass or above. What is covered? The course covers subjects including: ? An introduction to working with children ? Development from conception to age 16 years ? Supporting children ? Keeping children safe ? The principles underpinning the role of the practitioner working with children ? Promoting a healthy environment for children ? Play and learning in children's education ? Caring for children ? Development of professional skills within children's education How is the course assessed? Each unit is assessed differently, but may include assignments, portfolios, practical work, external assessment consists of a short answer paper and a research task. What can this course be combined with? This course can be combined with key skills and a First Aid certificate. What can this course lead to? This course is designed to help you gain employment in nurseries (private and public sector), primary schools, private homes, children's wards and maternity units. The course is also ideal for anyone interested in employment in health-related jobs or working alongside social workers. You may like to progress onto a degree or diploma course, for example nursing, teaching or child psychology. Are there any additional costs? Textbooks (optional to those loaned by the College), approximately ?35 over two years. There may also be costs for additional craft materials and stationery, travel costs to local placements, plus a Criminal Record Bureau check ?38.

Course Information Title: CACHE Level 3 Award Certificate Diploma in Child Care and Education Level: Level 3 Category: Childcare, Health and Social Care Curriculum Area: Childhood Studies and Education Course Length 2 Years Level Level 3 Who is it for? This course is for you if you enjoy working with children, have good organisational skills, are a good team member and can take on...

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