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Caring for Children, Certificate Level 1

  • 1

    Level
    Level 1

  • Duration
    1 year

  • Start Date
    September 2022

  • Venue
    CCN-Main Campus

  • Course Code
    A0585

Start Date

  • September 2022, Full Time

Summary

This qualification is designed to stimulate interest and encourage the learners’ understanding of the skills and knowledge needed to care for young children. The qualification will cover a diverse range of units, giving core understanding of working with and caring for children aged from birth to 5 years and 11 months. The units cover both Personal development and the development and growth of babies and young children. It will also explore the value of a healthy lifestyle and diet, communication and learning, aspects of play, importance of building children's' confidence, human lifespan from birth to elderly.

Why our college?

Industry standard facilities

At our college you will have access to industry-standard facilities and get to use top of the range equipment. On our campus you’ll find media suites, TV studios, design labs, workshops, hair & beauty salons, working kitchens and a live theatre.

Gain real experiences of work

All of our courses will provide you with outstanding experiences of work and prepare you for your future career. You will work with real employers and customers and build connections.

A unique student experience

This is what really sets us apart. At our college you will experience the freedom to be yourself. Being part of an active Students’ Union, having opportunities to travel and enjoying live entertainment are just a few of the amazing opportunities available to you.

Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs at grade 2 or above including English and Maths.
Candidates should demonstrate commitment, motivation and an enthusiasm for working within the Childcare sector. A successful completion of Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check (which does involve a fee). Candidates are invited to attend an informal interview and provide a reference.

Learning Outcomes

Learners will be grade as pass or fail for each unit of the qualification with each one having its own learning objectives.

Objective

This programme will give students the basic knowledge and understanding of the key areas caring for children. It can also help you to develop transferable skills which can be used later in all forms of employment.

Assessment

The course will be internally assessed by a range of methods. This could include tasks such as planners, posters, leaflets, presentations, practical or written assignments.

Progression

Successful completion of the programme could enable progression on to the Level 2 Certificate in Working with Children in Early Years and Primary Settings.

Career Progression

This qualification supports learners in preparing for the next steps either in training or moving towards work.

Fees

If you are a UK or home fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course, tuition fees are free. If you are aged 19 and over please contact the Advice Shop. Please check our Finance pages for information on loans, bursaries, fee information and student travel offers that are available.

Why our college?

Industry standard facilities

At our college you will have access to industry-standard facilities and get to use top of the range equipment. On our campus you’ll find media suites, TV studios, design labs, workshops, hair & beauty salons, working kitchens and a live theatre.

Gain real experiences of work

All of our courses will provide you with outstanding experiences of work and prepare you for your future career. You will work with real employers and customers and build connections.

A unique student experience

This is what really sets us apart. At our college you will experience the freedom to be yourself. Being part of an active Students’ Union, having opportunities to travel and enjoying live entertainment are just a few of the amazing opportunities available to you.