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Children's Care, Learning and Development (Level 3 Diploma)

CACHE
Early Years

Course Overview

This qualification is designed to help learners build the knowledge and understanding needed when working with children and young people from birth to 12 years of age. This qualification confers occupational competence for childcare, learning and development in Northern Ireland. It will prepare you for employment in the field of Early Years and Childcare, as a qualified Early Years/ Foundation Stage classroom assistant and Daycare, Pre-school, Nursery, Crèche or Special Needs Assistant or Childminder. Enrolment is subject to checks, including a satisfactory Access NI check. You will attend an Early Years placement each week to complete 600 hours and will be assessed working alongside children in the 0 - 6 years age range. A portfolio of evidence will be created over the duration of the course to meet the 70 credits required. Units include Context and principles for the early years sector, communication and partnership working, safeguarding, supporting childrens development, personal care and nutrition, play opportunities and experiences, keeping children safe, healthy and well and supporting children with learning disabilities and health needs.
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    33 Weeks
  • Campus
    Limavady
    Strabane
    Strand Road

Important Message

This course may be available again from September 2024

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: CACHE Level 3 Diploma for Children's Care, Learning and Development Ref D106
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:
    (Wed: 9:30AM- 1:30PM /)
    Fees:
    Full £650.00
    Concession £260.00
    Examination £136.00
    Materials: £25.00
  • Course: CACHE Level 3 Diploma for Childrens Care, Learning and Development Ref L028
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:
    (Tue:9:30AM-1:30PM)
    Fees:
    Full £650.00
    Concession £260.00
    Examination £136.00
    Materials: £30.00
  • Course: CACHE Level 3 Diploma for Children's Care, Learning and Development Ref S021
    Campus: Strabane
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:
    (Tue: 5:30PM- 9:30PM /)
    Fees:
    Full £650.00
    Concession £260.00
    Examination £136.00
    Materials: £25.00

You may be eligible for funding on this course *

If you are an employer or employee of a NI based company

* Terms and Conditions apply

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St Strabane Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths is Desirable but not Essential. Attendance at information session essential. An Access NI check must be completed before commencing placement.

Additional Requirements Prior to Entry

Access NI Check
Attendance at Information Session

Additional Information

In recent years a high percentage of learners have gained employment within the early years sector shortly after qualifying. Others have decided to continue their studies to Level 5 courses within the College and found that this course provided an excellent foundation to their learning.

Enquiry

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    I have always enjoyed Engineering and Computer Science. My course at NWRC has helped me secure a place at Queens University.
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    During my time at NWRC Limavady, I felt nothing but accepted, welcomed and encouraged. The tutors push you to achieve at the highest level.
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