- Course Code: CC501
- Duration: 10 weeks
- Validated by: Ascentis
- Study mode: Part Time
This is a short introductory course for those who are interested in learning about how children develop and learn.
You will learn through taught classes, practical activities, class tasks and activities that will be carried out in college and at home.
The course content will feature healthy eating and living, creative activities and safety.
This will take place over a 14 week time frame.
- What will I study?
You will study four units which will complete the course.
- Learning together (Healthy living, healthy eating)
- Learning together (carrying out an activity)
- Introduction to creative activities for children’s development
- Keeping a child healthy and safe.
- Entry Requirements
There are no GCSEs required but you will need to have a good understanding of the English language and have good written skills.
There will be an informal interview where it will be decided which level course you will be best placed on; for example Level 1 or Entry Level.
You will need to be able to work with a young child between the ages of 0-8 years.
You will need to carry out practical activities and observe children at home or an Early Years setting.
- How will I be assessed?
You will complete a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your achievement on the course.
You will also be assessed on your work with your child.
Upon completion you will receive a certificate to show you have completed a short course in Supporting a Child’s Development and Learning.
- What can I do next?
You may be able to move on to another course in Early Years or Health & Social Care depending on other qualifications you may already have, and a tutor reference.
Alternatively, you may wish to develop your English and Math’s skills in preparation for the next level, details of which will be given to you by your tutor during the course
- Your Study Programme