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RE CA ILD CH BTEC LEVEL 3 IN CHILDCARE AIMS OF THE COURSE

ASSESSMENT

Anyone wanting to work with children and young people.

They will be assessed by your tutor, with one exam. You will need to complete written assignments and you will be assessed on your performance in the workplace

WHAT WILL I LEARN ON THIS COURSE? These qualifications prepare you to work unsupervised or in a supervisory capacity with children and their families in a variety of settings. These could include nurseries, children’s centres, home-based child care preschools or schools.

This new updated qualification provides a route for learners who know that they wish to go into Higher Education and wish for a three A Level equivalent vocational qualification (up to 420 UCAS points). The course provides you with the opportunity to develop research and analytical skills and can be matched to the Children’s and Young Peoples Workforce Diploma which confers occupational competence.

The course provides you with a wide range of specialist units, developed in consultation with employers. It will also provide you with the essential skills, knowledge and understanding in children’s play learning and development, which is reinforced in 800 hours of placement in a range of childcare settings.

WHERE CAN I GO AFTER COMPLETING THIS COURSE?

Successful students can progress on to an Honours Degree in Early Childhood or Primary Education, and a degree in Paediatric Nursing Degree.

WHICH TYPE OF JOB ROLES CAN YOU APPLY FOR ON COMPLETION?

The Award and Certificate do not qualify you to work with children and young people. After completing Diploma you could work as: • Early Years/Foundation Stage Practitioner • Special Educational Needs Support Worker • Nanny/Home-based Child Carer • Children’s Centre Practitioner

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You must be at least 16 years old, hold five GCSE grade Cs as a minimum including Mathematics, English and Science. Learners must also have a clear CRB, and suitable references.

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