Caring for Children and Young People - Level 2

Course Code: SC1FE370

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Start DateLocationDuration
13/03/2019University Centre8 WeeksEnquire

Course Overview

Throughout this qualification, learners will explore how children’s development can be influenced by factors such as nutrition, and gain an understanding of the various safeguarding responsibilities of those who care for children and young people. There are many factors that can impact on children and young people at different stages of their development. It is important to understand what these factors are, as well as the ways in which children and young people’s development can be enhanced through activity and interaction. Learners will learn how to contribute positively to the development of children and young people at different stages.

All classes are taught by specialist tutors with a wealth of experience in the sector. All tutors engage in regular updating of skills within the industry and research to ensure currency of practice and information.

The part time programme design means that our provision is ideal for adults wishing to embark on a career change but who have other employment or family commitments. The choice of class times is designed to accommodate family life.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course; a placement is not required although it is recommended. Students who wish to progress onto other childcare qualifications following completion of this qualification should work towards gaining a placement in preparation for future courses.

Qualification Obtained

Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People (QCF)

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

You will attend College for a three hour session each week (9:45-12:45), for 6 weeks. These sessions will include group delivery and group activities and discussions with 1-1 support also provided. You will be assigned a group tutor who will support you in the collation of your written evidence.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

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