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Level 2 Diploma for Children's Care, Learning and Development (Wales and Northern Ireland)

This course will assist you in preparation for working with young children.

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We have 3 sessions available for this course running in Downpatrick, Lisburn, Newtownards

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Level 2 Diploma for Children's Care, Learning and Development (Wales and Northern Ireland)
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Full-Time 03/09/2018
17 £0.00 Apply Now
Level 2 Diploma for Children's Care, Learning and Development (Wales and Northern Ireland)
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Full-Time 03/09/2018
16 £0.00 Apply Now
Level 2 Diploma for Children's Care, Learning and Development (Wales and Northern Ireland)
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Full-Time 03/09/2018
20+ £0.00 Apply Now

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Course Overview

This one year qualification provides you with the preparation needed for working with children in a variety of settings, including nursery assistant, pre-school assistant, crèche assistant or parent-toddler assistant.


Modules studies may include: 


•  Understanding children’s development

 • Communication with children and adults

 • Preparing and maintaining and environments for childcare

 • Supporting children’s play and learning


You will be required to complete Essential Skills.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 2 GCSEs at Grade D or equivalent.

Where will it take me?

This course can lead directly to careers in childcare, day nurseries and schools. Alternatively further study at a higher level will lead to jobs such as teaching, nursing or social work, or management positions in the childcare sector.

How will it make me more employable?

As well as gaining a recognised qualification you will complete 300 hours work placement in at least three different settings: Pre-school; Primary School and Daycare to gain experience working with a range of ages up to eight years of age.  You will have the opportunity to gain Essential Skills Literacy and Numeracy; ICT skills and a First Aid Certificate.

How will I be assessed and given feedback?

You will be assessed on your coursework and reports on your 300 hours of professional practice in nursery, primary schools and daycare.

Additional Costs

Access NI clearance will need to be processed for each student at a cost of £33.

If you require any further information  please contact Lisa Lennon,  School Support Officer at llennon@serc.ac.uk
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Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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