WHAT DOES THE SUBJECT INCLUDE?
The course consists of the following units:
- Support physical care routines for children
- An introduction to the role of the early years practitioner
- Understand how to work in partnership
- Understand legislation relating to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children
- Use legislation relating to the health and safety of children
- Use legislation relating to equality, diversity and inclusive practice
- Understand how to plan to meet the needs of the developing child
- Supporting children’s play
- Support children’s play in early years
- Support the needs of the child in preparing for school
- Supporting children’s development
- Use observation, assessment and planning
- Support children’s positive behaviour
- Engage in professional development
You are appointed a Personal Tutor for the duration of the course.
WHAT IS THE STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE?
CACHE Level 2 Certificate is an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care (QCF)
- 33 credits (29 credits from mandatory group A plus 4 credits from optional group B).
- 269-282 GLH
- 250 Placement hours.
Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on a practical placement as an important part of the assessment process involves evaluating skills in real working situations. Placements are required for achievement of this qualification. We recommend a minimum of 250 placement hours.
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IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?
Upon achievement of this qualification, learners can progress into various job roles in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors, such as:
- Nursery assistant
- Classroom assistant
- Pre-school assistant
WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?
You should be at least 16 years old and have at least 5 GCSE’s at Grade 3 (D grade) or above.
WHAT QUALIFICATION WILL I GAIN IF I SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THE COURSE?
NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care
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