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Child Care

Caring for Children

Level

L1

Type

BTEC

Dip

Duration

1 Year

Mode

Full Time

Campus

Erith

Start Date

09/2015



Description

Entry and Assessment

Qualifications and Progression

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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