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Certificate in Introduction to Caring for Children and Young People

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Course CodeM0842
Academic Year1718
DatesEnrolments throughout the year
Location NameIndustry Based
AreaBusiness Partnership
Mode Of ProvisionDistance Learning
IntroductionChildrenÂ’s development can be influenced by factors such as nutrition, and gain an understanding of the various safeguarding responsibilities of those who care for children and young people. Learners will also discover the importance of activities, play and interaction, and learn how to contribute positively to the development of children and young people at different stages. The qualification is suitable for anyone currently working with or intending to work with children and young people and wishes to expand their knowledge of caring for these age groups. Topics covered are safeguarding, importance of early learning, food and nutrition, the value of play and child development.
Study Outlinevia Distance / Blended Learning
Entry RequirementsThe qualification is available for learners who are 19+ at the start of the Academic year. There are no specific learning requirements but learners will need to demonstrate that they can fulfil the requirements of the awarding body assessment criteria and comply with the relevant literacy and numeracy aspects of the qualification
EquipmentEach learner receives a set of high quality learning materials comprising assessment booklets and knowledge and understanding books which are a valuable resource to keep for reference purposes.
AttendanceThe qualification is delivered over a period of 12 weeks.
AssessmentLearners receive the support of a dedicated assessor and complete Unit Assessments to demonstrate that they have met the qualification learning aims and assessment criteria.
ProgressionPlease see the college website for more details of our range of short level 2 qualifications offered by distance learning. Contact the BPO team on 02476243504 or email bpo@nwhc.ac.uk.
QualificationLevel 2 Certificate in Introduction to Caring for Children and Young People
Awarding BodyNCFE
Level2
Available Full-time?N
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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