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PREPARING TO CARE

Qualification

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Technical Award in Child Development and Care

Course Code

23P1HSC00210

Duration

1 Year

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above including maths and English or, a level 1 qualification in either Health & Social Care or Childhood Studies with maths and English at grade 3 or above (or Functional Skills level 1 or above).

Future Study and Careers

Following successful completion of the course, learners can progress on to a relevant level 2/level 3 programme of study. Learners may also progress to an Apprenticeship.

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

This programme provides the opportunity to gain a vocational qualification that gives a basic introduction to the Childcare and Health & Social Care sectors, designed to prepare learners for further study or training in their chosen sector.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN?

This qualification covers the following topics:

  • Types and functions of provision,
  • Legislation, frameworks, policies, procedures and codes of practice,
  • Roles and responsibilities of childcare, health and social care practitioners,
  • Care values,
  • Human growth and development through the life span,
  • Health, well-being and care needs and,
  • Partnership working

Learners will gain:

  • An understanding of equality and diversity,
  • An introduction to observing children and how it supports development and,
  • An introduction to everyday care routines.

START DATE AND RUNNING TIMES

October 2021 – (Exact start date and running times coming soon)

LOCATION

Stevenage Campus