Childcare

 

Examination Board & Courses offered:

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Applied General Certificate for Early Years, Childcare and Education

 

What is the course about?

 

This qualification is ideal for learners wanting to develop their knowledge and understanding in areas such as the role of the childcare practitioner, human development, relevant legislation and frameworks, and play and learning.

This Certificate is comprised of 5 mandatory units which cover the following key subject areas:

Unit 01: The role of the early years, childcare and education practitioner

Unit 02: Human development from conception to 19 years

Unit 03: Key legislation, policy and procedures

Unit 04: Statutory educational frameworks

Unit 05: Play and learning

In addition to these, learners will need to complete two external assessments, a scenario

based short answer examination and an extended written assignment taken under controlled

supervision.

 

How is it assessed?

 

Over the two year, learners must complete a portfolio of evidence for all 5 units, achieving a minimum Pass grade for each one. Learners will also need to complete two external assessments, a scenario based short answer examination and an extended written assignment taken under controlled supervision.

 

This course is assessed Pass/Merit/Distinction/Distinction*

 

Where will the Childcare Course take me?

 

After successful completion of the Childcare and Education course students will feel confident to progress into various job roles in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors such as:

practitioner in day nurseries

Practitioner in nursery schools

Practitioner in reception classes in primary schools

Pre-school worker

Home based childcarer

Nanny