Early Years Education & Care CACHE Certificate Level 2

Course Code: CHCCE
Learning Aim Code: 60125366
Full-time / Part-time: Full-time
Duration: One year
Campus: Wellington Road Campus

Is this the right course for me?

If you want to work with children in an education or care setting this course will help you take the first steps into a career in the profession. The course will help you to develop a range of skills to enable you to work with children from birth to 5 years and the knowledge of children up to 7 years. You will also have the chance to put the knowledge you have gained in college into practice in the work experience placements which are a significant part of this qualification. On successful completion of the course you will be able to progress onto the level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education Early Years Educator. You will need to have a GCSE grade C or above in English and Math for successful completion of your level 3.

What will I learn?

You will be required to complete 33 credits during this course which will include studying the following modules: • Introducing the role of the Early Years practitioner • Legislation, framework and professional practice • Play, development and learning for school • Professional development • Supporting healthy lifestyles for children through exercise • Supporting creative play

What skills will I gain?

By studying this course you will: • Develop your understanding of child development • Learn how to assess children and plan to meet their individual needs • Develop an awareness of health and safety, safeguarding and child protection • Develop your confidence in working with children and professionals • Improve your study skills • Gain valuable team working and communication skills by taking part in group activities

How will I be assessed?

Throughout the course you will be assessed in the following ways: • Assessment by a tutor • Workplace assessment • Assignments

What can I do next?

The skills you learn on this course will enable you to: • Progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education Early Years Educator

What are the Entry Requirements?

To access this course you are required to have: Four or more GCSEs at Grade E or above, or successful completion of a full level 1 study programme in a related area.

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