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Award in Introduction to Early Years Settings Level 1

Looking to start a career in childcare and education?

This introductory course will get you started. Aimed for those who want to work in these sectors, you will develop basic skills and learn more about the growth, learning and development of children.  

The course will teach you about children throughout their different stages of growth and development. You will learn how to best support a child's learning through a variety of units, including 'Human Growth and Development', 'Supporting Babies to Play' and 'Healthy Eating for Families'. All of these units will be assessed using a variety of methods, ranging from oral questioning to designing charts and leaflets.

There are also lots of creative classroom activities to participate in throughout the course, plus the opportunity to undertake real work experience. Once you complete the course, you’ll be able to CACHE Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce Level 2.

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2 GCSEs Grade E / GCSE grade 2 in English and Maths.
An initial assessment will need to be undertaken and an interview conducted to assess suitability for the programme.

English and Maths is a mandatory part of the 16-19 study programme.
If you have GCSEs in English and Maths at:

  • A* - C or 4-9 - You will continue to study English and Maths but do not have to take another exam.
  • D or 3 - You will need to resit your GCSE English and Maths at college.
  • E, F or G / 1 or 2 - You will study for Functional Skills until you get to Level 1. Then you will take GCSE English and Maths.

A distinction profile is required to progress to Level 2.

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Basic Information

Course Code C05P14050P
Location Hawbush Campus
Level Level 1
Type Part-Time
Fee To be confirmed
Start Date Sep 21 2020

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