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Full Time Preparation for Childcare Entry Level Certificate

Bradford College

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Course Overview This excellent course will prepare you to work within childcare settings such as playgroups, day nurseries and creches. There is a strong practical element to help you gain confidence and, on completion, you will be able to plan activities, care for and support children`s development. The Entry Level Certificate can lead onto the CACHE Foundation Award in Caring for Children. Course Structure Your course requires one full year of study and has three units: Pregnancy and Parenting Caring for a Child Play and Learning You will also study basic and key skills in Communication, Numeracy and Information Communication Technology. How Will I Learn? Taught sessions Practical Activities ICT workshops Visits to childcare settings Skills You Will Develop Communication Skills Organisational Skills Caring Skills Playwork Skills Benefits You can gain access to employment or progress further in your professional education You will gain valuable understanding for later in life when you have your own family Expect Also To To be able to: Plan play activities Care for and meet all the care needs of young children Be able to keep young children safe Be competent at writing and using ICT How You Will Be Assessed Each Unit of the course has one written assessment task and the work produced will be internally and externally assessed to ensure standards are met. Things You May Need Pens and pencils Ring Binder Files Notebooks Entry Requirements There are no Specific Entry Requirements other than an interest in babies and young children. The Course Tutor will arrange for you to have a short assessment and an assessment of your Literacy and Numeracy skills. After these you may be offered a place. Age 16 at entry. You will be invited for an interview to see if you are suitable for the course and for working with young children. More Information Awarding Body: CACHE Code: TAA10386A Duration: One year full time

Course Overview This excellent course will prepare you to work within childcare settings such as playgroups, day nurseries and creches. There is a strong practical element to help you gain confidence and, on completion, you will be able to plan activities, care for and support children`s development. The Entry Level Certificate can lead onto the CACHE Foundation Award in Caring for Children....

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