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Level 3 Extended Diploma for Children's Care, Learning and Development

This programme prepares you for work in an early years setting

Course Overview
This qualification is designed to build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years of age.
It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas working in children’s settings including early years.
What type of job roles can you apply for on completion?

•  Care Worker
•  Child Minder
•  Nursery Nurse
•  Play Group Assistants
•  Nursery Assistants
•  Creche Assistants
•  Out of School Childcare Worker
•  Cylch Miethrin Assistant
Units that are covered are as follows:
  • Promote communication in health, social care & young people's settings
  • Engage in personal development in health, social care or children's & young people's settings
  • Promote equality & inclusion in health, social care & young people's settings
  • Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children's young people's settings
  • Understand Child and Young Person Development
  • Promote Child and Young Person Development
  • Understand how to safeguard the Wellbeing of Child and Young People
  • Support Children and Young People's Health & Safety
  • Develop Positive Relationship with Children, Young People and Others involved in their care
  • Working together for the benefit of Children & Young People
  • Understand how to support positive outcomes for children and young people
  • Context & Principles for early years provision
  • Promote learning and development in the early years
  • Promote Children's welfare and well being in the early years
  • Professional practice in early years settings
  • Support Children's speech, language and communication

Entry Requirements
You must possess the following:
  • Level 3 diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and development.
  • You should be aware that to progress to initial teacher training, GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent) in English, Mathematics and Science is required.
Where will it take me?
Into Employment or further study at level 5 in Children's Care Learning & Development (Advanced practice - 78035)
CACHE has been awarded UCAS points for this qualification.
 The Extended Diploma requires 150 credits.
This exciting development will support learners’ progression to Higher Education by providing evidence of learners’ higher level skills.
How will it make me more employable?
Anyone who works or wants to work at a supervisory level in the children and young people’s workforce or who is looking to go on to take a Degree in a related discipline.
The majority of students have entered directly into employment through this course or continue their study at level 5 Children's Care Learning & Development (Advanced practice - 78035)
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
It will be assessed by a tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task set by the awarding body.
Terms & Conditions

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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