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Early Years Health Social Care

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This is an introductory qualification if you are interested in working with children or in the health and social care sector.

You will cover the following units:

  • How humans develop throughout their lifespan;
  • Food and nutrition;
  • Health and safety;
  • Care of children;
  • Play and practical activities.

If you wish to progress to a level 2 qualification will complete a placement in a pre-school at the end of the year.

This is a full-time level 3 qualification designed to build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people. It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas. Successful students may progress to the CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare & Education (Early Years Educator)

You will work both in the classroom and in the workplace to develop your skills and understanding across the following topics:

  • Introducing the Role of the Early Years Practitioner;
  • Legislation, Frameworks and Professional Practice;
  • Play, Development and Learning for School Readiness;
  • Professional Development

If you have not yet achieved a GCSE Grade 4 (C) or above in English and maths, you will be required to attend GCSE resit sessions (if you achieved grade 3/D) or functional skills sessions (if you achieved grade 2/E or below).

If you enjoy working with young children, then this introductory qualification begins to look at several aspects of caring for children including play and safety and it also begins to explore what it is like to work in the childcare sector.

Units include:

  • Children's health,
  • Safety,
  • Play,
  • Rights and responsibilities,
  • Children's routines,
  • Healthy living.

This is a 12 week course for adults with continuous start dates throughout the year. With guidance and support you'll work online towards achieving a recognised Level 2 qualification, and receive your certificate on completion. Please apply or contact us for further information.

All children and young people deserve to be safe and well cared for within a safe and protective family. However, unfortunately this is not always the case. With over 50,000 children identified as needing protection from abuse in the UK, it is important that those working in the care sector understand the risks of abusive and exploitative behaviour that some children experience. Knowing what strategies are used to protect them from this behaviour, whilst following procedures, is essential to helping those affected.

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2020-21 Course Guide

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