Diploma in Caring for Children Level 1
We believe there’s nothing more important than taking responsibility for a child’s wellbeing. Whether working as a teacher, nursery nurse or in the care industry it’s vital you can offer a service that’s caring, supportive, fun and stimulating. Our courses will show you how to develop all of these skills and apply them at work.
Start date: September 2018
Duration: One Year
What will you do?
You’ll develop the skills needed to work with babies and young children through a combination of theory and practical sessions. Covering subjects including development, safeguarding, health and safety and organising activities, you’ll learn how children develop and pick up effective techniques for interacting with young children. You’ll also get the chance to apply what you have learnt on a work placement.
How will you learn?
The qualification is delivered through a range of both taught and practical sessions, enabling learners to obtain the skills required to work with young children.
How are you assessed?
All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods. This could include a portfolio of evidence, written assignments, posters, presentations and professional discussion.
A minimum of three GCSEs grade 3/E or above, including English language and maths.
Why English and Maths matter…
A career in childcare could involve supporting children’s reading and maths development, recording observations, measuring quantities for bottles and creating development charts.
What do you need to know?
Alongside this qualification learners will attend functional skills or GCSE Maths and English to support their further development in these areas.
You could progress onto a relevant Level 2 Qualification.
CACHE Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care
How do I apply/enrol? www.stockton.ac.uk/apply
Additional costs (registration)
What kit/uniform do I need?
You will require a placement t-shirt which will cost a maximum of £20