Course: CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma for Children’s Care, Learning & DevelopmentCampus: Strand RoadType: Full TimeStart Date: 29/08/2022Fees:
Course: CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma for Children’s Care, Learning & DevelopmentCampus: LimavadyType: Full TimeStart Date: 29/08/2022Fees:
Course: CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma for Children’s Care, Learning & DevelopmentCampus: StrabaneType: Full TimeStart Date: 29/08/2022Fees:
- 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 RequirementsUK - 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.Applicants who do not have GCSE English or Maths Grade C or equivalent will be expected to gain Essential Skills Level 2 Communication and Application of Number in addition to their course (cost covered by NWRC)
ROI RequirementsROI - 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. Applicants who do not have OLC Grade 05 English or Maths or equivalent will be expected to gain Essential Skills Level 2 Communication and Application of Number in addition to their course (cost covered by NWRC).
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 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.
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