Course: CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma for Children’s Care, Learning & DevelopmentCampus: Strand RoadType: Full TimeStart Date: 06/09/2021Fees:
Course: CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma for Children’s Care, Learning & DevelopmentCampus: LimavadyType: Full TimeStart Date: 06/09/2021Fees:
Course: CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma for Children’s Care, Learning & DevelopmentCampus: StrabaneType: Full TimeStart Date: 06/09/2021Fees:
- Site location Limavady Main St Strabane Strand Road
- Developing study skills for professional practice
- Enabling Play Environments
- Partnership working in early years
- Understanding perspectives on childhood in society
- Understand the role of the practitioner when supporting children with Special Educational Needs and Disability
- Understanding neuroscience in early years
- Planning for improved outcomes when working with babies and children in an early years setting
UK RequirementsLevel 2 Diploma for Childrens Care, Learning & Development (CCLD) or Level 2 Diploma in Playwork and GCSE English at Grade C or equivalent OR 4 GCSEs (Grade C or above) including English.Students who do not have a GCSE Grade C or equivalent in Maths will be expected to to gain Essential Skills Level 2 Application of Number in addition to their course (cost covered by NWRC).Attendance at information session also required.
ROI RequirementsLevel 2 Diploma for Childrens Care, Learning & Development (CCLD) or Level 2 Diploma in Playwork and OLC English at Grade O5 or equivalent OR 4 OLCs (Grade 05 or above) including English; OR Leaving Cert Applied – Merit or Higher. Students who do not have a Grade 05 or equivalent in Maths will be expected to to gain Essential Skills Level 2 Application of Number in addition to their course (cost covered by NWRC). Attendance at information session also required.
You will be required to undertake work placement in a range of childcare settings for 2 - 3 days per week over the 2 years of the course. 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 grant support may be available via Student Services
Further StudyYou may progress into employment or decide to continue to study with us on the *HN in Early Childhood Education and Care *Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies or *Progress to university.
Career ProspectsThis qualification includes the units from the Level 3 Diploma for Children’s Care, Learning and Development . Successful achievement of the diploma units will confirm competence in these areas and serve as the required qualification for all new practitioners for registration and regulatory requirements in Northern Ireland. The course will prepare you for employment in the field of Early Years, Childcare, Daycare, Primary, Pre-School, Nursery, Crèche or Special Needs Classroom Assistant, or for progression to University to study Primary School Teaching, Social Sciences, Social Work, Youth Work or Psychology (Note that students must meet the specific entry requirements for each university they apply to). Many of our past students have very successful careers in all of the above fields.
It had been a few years since I was at college, but the help and support I received from the lecturers on my course made my time at the college enjoyable and memorable.Mark McConway
I choose to train as an apprentice because it was very important to me that I could work and earn money while studying towards my qualification.Ryan Carlyle (Drylining)