Course: CACHE Level 3 Diploma for Children’s Care, Learning & DevelopmentCampus: Strand RoadType: Full TimeStart Date: 06/09/2021
Course: CACHE Level 3 Diploma for Children’s Care, Learning & DevelopmentCampus: LimavadyType: Full TimeStart Date: 06/09/2021
Course: CACHE Level 3 Diploma for Children’s Care, Learning & DevelopmentCampus: StrabaneType: Full TimeStart Date: 06/09/2021
- Site location Limavady Main St Strabane Strand Road
- Context and principles for the early years sector
- Communication and partnership working
- Safeguarding children
- Keeping children safe, healthy and well
- Support childrens personal care and nutrition
- Supporting childrens development
- Supporting childrens play opportunities and experiences of play
- Contribute to the support of children with disabilities and /or special needs
UK RequirementsFor applicants who do not have GCSE English or Maths Grade C or equivalent students will be expected to gain Essential Skills Level 2 Communication and Application of Number in addition to their course (cost covered by NWRC). UK - 4 GCSEs (Grade C or above), Level 2 Diploma for Children’s Care, Learning and Development or Level 2 Diploma in Playwork OR Level 2 Diploma/ Qualification from another curriculum area.
ROI RequirementsFor applicants who do not have OLC English or Maths Grade O5 or equivalent. Students will be expected to gain Essential Skills Level 2 Communication and Application of Number in addition to their course (cost covered by NWRC). ROI - 4 OLCs (Grade O5 or above) OR Leaving Cert Applied - Merit, Level 2 Diploma for Children’s Care, Learning and Development or Level 2 Diploma in Playwork OR Level 2 Diploma/ Qualification from another curriculum area.4 OLC (Grade 05 or above).
You will be required to undertake work placement in a variety of childcare settings for 2-3 days per week over the 2 years of the course, while working with children 0-5 years 11 months. Enrolment on this course is subject to checks, including a satisfactory Access NI check. As placement is an integral part of your qualification, a self-declaration of current health status is implicit as part of the overall risk assessment process.
Uniform - £20-£40
Further StudyThis qualification also provides opportunities to progress into a diverse range of job roles in employment and you may be able to extend your knowledge in other areas of Early Years at NWRC.
Career Prospects. Learners could progress to the following job roles: • Early Years/Foundation Stage classroom assistant • Childminder • Nursery practitioner • Pre-school worker • Out-of-school childcare worker. With additional study you may progress into higher education or university to further your qualifications in Teaching, Infant Mental Health specialist, Social Work or Psychology.
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