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Course: Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education (CACHE) Level 3 Diploma / Extended Diploma Children’s Care, Learning & DevelopmentCampus: Strand RoadType: Full TimeStart Date: 04/09/2023Fees:
Course: Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education (CACHE) Level 3 Diploma / Extended Diploma Children’s Care, Learning & DevelopmentCampus: LimavadyType: Full TimeStart Date:Fees:
Course: Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education (CACHE) Level 3 Diploma / Extended Diploma Children’s Care, Learning & DevelopmentCampus: StrabaneType: Full TimeStart Date:Fees:
- 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
- Support the learning and development of children with health needs
- Understand the needs of children and young people who are vulnerable and experiencing poverty and disadvantage
- Enable parents to develop ways of handling relationships and behaviour that contribute to everyday life with children
UK RequirementsUK - 4 GCSEs (Grade C or above) to include English and Maths or equivalent, or Level 2 Diploma for Children’s Care, Learning and Development and Essential Skills Level 2 in Communication and Numeracy or Level 2 Diploma in Playwork; OR Level 2 Diploma / Qualification from another curriculum area and Essential Skills Level 2 in Communication and Numeracy.
ROI Requirements4 OLCs (Grade O5 or above) to include English and Maths or equivalent or 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 and Essential Skills Level 2 in Communication and Numeracyor equivalent.
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 - £30-£40
Further StudyIn order to progress to L3 Extended Diploma CCLD students MUST have successfully achieved L3 Diploma CCLD as well as GCSE Grade C or equivalent in English eg Essential Skills L2 or OLC Grade 05. Please note in some universities OLC Grade 05 may not be accepted as equivalent to GCSE Grade C. This 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: *HN in Early Childhood Education and Care *Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies or *Progress to university.
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.
I have always enjoyed Engineering and Computer Science. My course at NWRC has helped me secure a place at Queens University.Joycie Rajan
My time at the College has been amazing. The tutors are so helpful and encouraging, even in these difficult times where things are anything but normal. I can not recommend this course enough for anyone who has a passion for Art and Design!Rachel Buckley
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