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Part Time NVQ3 Childrens Care, Learning & Dev Yr1 PGA15161

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Course Code: PGA15161 Title: NVQ3 Children's Care, Learning & Dev Yr1 Duration: 20 weeks Registration Fee: ?50 Tuition Fee: ?850 Start Date: 16-Sep-09 Days: Wednesday Entry Requirements Applicants must have previous experience in childcare and be currently working in a position of responsibility with children 0 - 16 years (and their families). All applicants will be interviewed. Suitable For This course is suitable for anyone who is working either full-time or part-time in the field of childcare. It is also suitable for any person who is on a training programme covering work with children. Applicants should be experienced and be able to work in a supervisory capacity. Course Content NVQs are a system of awards that were introduced for people involved in vocational work. There are a series of NVQs specifically designed for those working within the childcare field. There are five mandatory units and a choice of four optional units, two from option group 1 and the other two from group 1 or 2. The option units chosen will depend on the setting you are working in. Method of Assessment Each qualification is a combination of mandatory and optional units. To achieve an NVQ at level 3 a candidate must be assessed as competent in all of the mandatory units and a choice of four optional units. The choice of optional units will reflect that candidate's work setting. Assessment takes place in the workplace, meeting National Standards In the workplace you will need to be actively working with children. An assessor will be allocated unless you have a qualified work-based assessor. You will also gather evidence and this will be put in a portfolio. Evidence will include your work experience with children and may include witness testimony, observation and reflection on your own practice. Progression The course provides opportunities for progression on to a range of courses, such as: Foundation Degree in Families, Parenting & Communities. HNCD in Early Childhood Studies. Advanced Diploma in Childcare and Education. NVQ4 (Following 2 years of experience of working in an early years environment and in a management position).

Course Code: PGA15161 Title: NVQ3 Children's Care, Learning & Dev Yr1 Duration: 20 weeks Registration Fee: ?50 Tuition Fee: ?850 Start Date: 16-Sep-09 Days: Wednesday Entry Requirements Applicants must have previous experience in childcare and be currently working in a position of responsibility with children 0 - 16 years (and their families). All applicants will be interviewed. Suitable For This...

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