Child Care

 

GCSE: BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Children’s Play, Learning and Development

(Equivalent to 1 GCSE)

This qualification inspires learners to consider a career in early year’s, or related sectors. Students gain a broad knowledge and understanding of the early year’s sector, for example promoting child development. Students will study the development of children from the age of new-born to 8 year’s old.

The course is 120 guided learning hours (GLH). The 3 units studied on this course are:

  • Patterns of Child Development
  • Promoting Children’s Development Through Play
  • The Principles of Early Year’s Practice.

The course is graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction. This equates to a C, B or A grade. The course is assessed via 1 external exam and 2 portfolios, which are internally assessed. This qualification supports the transition to the more specialised Level 3 Award in Children’s Play, Learning and Development.

 

GCSE: BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Children’s Play, Learning and Development

 (Equivalent to 2 GCSE’s)

This qualification inspires learners to consider a career in early year’s, or related sectors. Students gain a broad knowledge and understanding of the early year’s sector, for example promoting child development. Students will study the development of children from the age of new-born to 8 year’s old. The course is 240 guided learning hours (GLH). The 7 units studied on this course are:

  • Patterns of Child Development
  • Promoting Children’s Development Through Play
  • The Principles of Early Year’s Practice.
  • Promoting Children’s Positive behaviour
  • Health and Safety in Early Year’s Settings
  • Supporting Children’s Language and Literacy Development
  • Making Healthy Food Choices For Children

The course is graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction. This equates to a C, B or A grade. The course is assessed via 2 external exams and 5 portfolios, which are internally assessed. This qualification supports the transition to the more specialised Level 3 Award in Children’s Play, Learning and Development.

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