|Level 3 Technical Diploma in Education and Childcare|
|Entry Requirements:||5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including either Mathematics or English, or a Level 2 equivalent in this area and GCSE Mathematics or English at grade 4 or above.|
|Start Date:||September 2020|
On this course, you will learn about the development of children from birth to seven years old, looking at how children learn, how to plan activities and aspects of health and safety. You will be assessed through a combination of written and practical work as well as undertaking work experience within a real work environment.
Units will include children’s development from birth to seven years, children’s health and wellbeing, providing safe environments for children, child health, play and learning, understanding children’s additional needs, observation, assessment and planning and creating a professional practice portfolio.
What will I learn?
- Children’s development from birth to seven years
- Children’s health and wellbeing
- Providing safe environments for children
- Child health
- Play and learning
- Understanding children’s additional needs
- Observation, assessment and planning
- Creating a professional practice portfolio
How will the course be assessed?
You will be assessed through a combination of written and practical work and externally marked assessments. This course includes two days of practical experience within a real work environment. Students must demonstrate competency in the real work environment.
Materials and other information
You will be required to purchase a uniform for placement, plus text books. You will also need to undertake a DBS clearance check to ensure you can complete the placement part of your course.