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Childcare and Early Learning Diploma

Level 3 / ABC Awards / PI231

The Childcare and Early Learning home learning Diploma has been developed to enable those working, or hoping to work in the Childcare sector, to acquire a level of understanding and skills that will assist them to do this efficiently and effectively.

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WAS £340.00

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course duration: 200 hrs

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The aims of this Diploma course are to allow students to develop an understanding of:

  • The role of learning and development in child care settings
  • The legislative context within which child carers operate
  • The personal and interpersonal skills required of a child carer at this level
  • Early education frameworks

Within the programme there are a mixture of module types requiring a range of responses, including, descriptive answers or the completion of knowledge based activities.

This programme covers all of the knowledge and understanding elements of the current standards for employment within the child care sector. Before becoming qualified to work in the sector, students would also need to complete a competence based qualification which includes elements of assessment in the workplace.

The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home. Students receive a comprehensive and professionally printed course manual along with appropriate assignments that are designed to confirm your knowledge. Students are also provided with a study guide plus tutor support by mail and email. You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of enrolment.

This programme of learning follows the qualification structure for the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce and follows guidelines set out by the Government to increase the skill and professionalism shown by those working in early years childcare. It's anticipated that learners completing the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce may progress to a relevant Foundation/Honour Degree.

Modules

  • Module 1: Understand Child and Young Person Development
  • Module 2: Safeguarding the Wellbeing of Children and Young People
  • Module 3: Children and young People's Health and Safety
  • Module 4: How to Develop Positive Relationship with Children, Young People and Others Involved in Their Care
  • Module 5: Working Together for the Benefit of Children and Young People
  • Module 6: Understand How to Support Positive Outcomes for Children and Young People
  • Module 7: Promote Communication in Children’s and Young People's Settings
  • Module 8: Promote Equality and Inclusion in Children and Young People's Settings
  • Module 9: Principles for Implementing Duty of Care in Children and Young People's Settings
  • Module 10: Context and Principles for Early Years’ Provision
  • Module 11: Promote Learning and Development in the Early Years
  • Module 12: Promote Children’s Welfare and Well-being in the Early Years
  • Module 13: Professional Practice in Early Years’ Settings
  • Module 14: Support Children’s Speech, Language and Communication

Previous Knowledge

The good news is that no prior knowledge or experience is essential to take this programme of learning. The Childcare and Early learning course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about the roles available within the child care and early learning sector. You have the freedom to start the Childcare and Early learning Diploma at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration, with full tutor support.

Assessment

Students will be assessed on their knowledge through a mix of questions which require a range of responses from the learner. This will include descriptive answers or the completion of practical activities.

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course, successful learners will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of their customers.

Support

You will receive the course manual and assignments plus tutor support by mail and email. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course.

You can be assured that unlimited support for one year is available for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

course description

The aims of this Diploma course are to allow students to develop an understanding of:

  • The role of learning and development in child care settings
  • The legislative context within which child carers operate
  • The personal and interpersonal skills required of a child carer at this level
  • Early education frameworks

Within the programme there are a mixture of module types requiring a range of responses, including, descriptive answers or the completion of knowledge based activities.

This programme covers all of the knowledge and understanding elements of the current standards for employment within the child care sector. Before becoming qualified to work in the sector, students would also need to complete a competence based qualification which includes elements of assessment in the workplace.

The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home. Students receive a comprehensive and professionally printed course manual along with appropriate assignments that are designed to confirm your knowledge. Students are also provided with a study guide plus tutor support by mail and email. You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of enrolment.

This programme of learning follows the qualification structure for the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce and follows guidelines set out by the Government to increase the skill and professionalism shown by those working in early years childcare. It's anticipated that learners completing the Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce may progress to a relevant Foundation/Honour Degree.

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge

The good news is that no prior knowledge or experience is essential to take this programme of learning. The Childcare and Early learning course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about the roles available within the child care and early learning sector. You have the freedom to start the Childcare and Early learning Diploma at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration, with full tutor support.

assessment

Assessment

Students will be assessed on their knowledge through a mix of questions which require a range of responses from the learner. This will include descriptive answers or the completion of practical activities.

support

Support

You will receive the course manual and assignments plus tutor support by mail and email. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course.

You can be assured that unlimited support for one year is available for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

modules

Modules

  • Module 1: Understand Child and Young Person Development
  • Module 2: Safeguarding the Wellbeing of Children and Young People
  • Module 3: Children and young People's Health and Safety
  • Module 4: How to Develop Positive Relationship with Children, Young People and Others Involved in Their Care
  • Module 5: Working Together for the Benefit of Children and Young People
  • Module 6: Understand How to Support Positive Outcomes for Children and Young People
  • Module 7: Promote Communication in Children’s and Young People's Settings
  • Module 8: Promote Equality and Inclusion in Children and Young People's Settings
  • Module 9: Principles for Implementing Duty of Care in Children and Young People's Settings
  • Module 10: Context and Principles for Early Years’ Provision
  • Module 11: Promote Learning and Development in the Early Years
  • Module 12: Promote Children’s Welfare and Well-being in the Early Years
  • Module 13: Professional Practice in Early Years’ Settings
  • Module 14: Support Children’s Speech, Language and Communication
awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course, successful learners will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of their customers.