What does the qualification cover?

This qualification encourages an understanding of the knowledge and the skills needed to care for young children. It covers children’s growth, learning and development. There are also units to help with self-development. This qualification is designed to stimulate interest and encourage the learners’ understanding of the skills and knowledge needed to care for young children.

This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in working with children; for those who are unemployed, furloughed, looking at a career change, returning to learning or new/expecting parents/grandparents.

This course does not require a work placement so is also ideal for anyone wishing to learn during the restrictions; It is aimed at young people needing to develop life skills as well as those who are thinking of working in childcare. It is also suitable for parents who wish to develop parenting skills, mature learners with special educational needs, or where English is an additional language.

This course covers;
• Understanding the growth and development of children 0 – 5 years 11 months
• Practical health and safety when with young children
• Sharing Learning experiences with young children
• Craft activities for young children

Age ranges

Birth to 5 years 11 months.

Progression 

Although the qualification does not qualify learners to work with children it does support them in preparing for the “next steps” either in training or moving towards the world of work.

Attendance – Every Tuesday for 7 weeks term time only 0930 to 1530 |  Flexibility available to allow for school drop off & pick up.

Term Time only

Start date of course  24/11/2020

Cost

Funding is available depending on your circumstances. FREE if you are either:

  • Aged 19+ Employed and earn less than £17,004
  • Aged 19+ Unemployed and in receipt of benefits

Attendance – Every Tuesday for 7 weeks term time only 0930 to 1530 |  Flexibility available to allow for school drop off & pick up.

Start date of course  24/11/2020

Term Time only