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Diploma in Caring for Children



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Course Description

This course provides opportunities to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes, essential for successful performance when caring for and working with children.

Students study a number of units including:

  • Communication with Adults and Children
  • Keeping children safe
  • Investigating rights and responsibilities at work.
  • In addition, students will gain a qualification in Functional Skills English and Maths.

    Entry Requirements

    No formal qualification required. Entry is based on previous experience, basic knowledge, interview and a desire to work in the Health, Social and Child Care sectors.

    Assessment Methods

  • Course work including written assignments
  • Professional discussions and projects
  • Practical activities
  • Examinations in Essential Skills
  • Qualifications

  • BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Caring for Children
  • Essential (Functional) Skills in English and Maths
  • Progression

  • Level 2 Diploma in Child Care
  • Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care
  • Type

    Level

    BTEC

    Level 1

    Timetable

    Cost

    FT

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    Hours

    Weeks

    Duration

    13

    36

    1 Year

    Campus

    Start Date

    End Date

    Tower Road

    09/2014