This course offers an exciting opportunity to enter the world of Childcare. If you wish to follow a vocational programme of study, this course will enable you to put theory into practice in a nursery environment.
A practical placement in an Early Years setting is a mandatory and enjoyable part of the course.
You will be required to complete 2 days each week in a day nursery placement and must show a high level of commitment to this aspect of the award.
You must also display the ability to interact with children and support them as they play and learn.
Continuous assessment may take the form of written assignments, booklets, posters etc. Each unit is assessed separately and tasks are assessed against Pass, Merit and Distinction criteria.
You will also be assessed by College Placement Officers while on your practical placement and a good level of competence must be demonstrated.
You will need to achieve at least 4 GCSEs at Grade D/3 or above with Grade 3 in English and Maths.
You will need to have a clear Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check in order to complete the course.
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