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Child care level 3

Open Study College

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Typology A Level
Methodology Online
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  • Online
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Gain new skills and become a more knowledgeable child care provider with this resourceful course from Open Study College! The Child Care Level 3 course will cover a wide variety of essential topics in an in-depth manner. You will learn about health and safety, hygiene, nutrition, intellectual development and effective communication. This course will also include practical information regarding administration of the finances related to child care.

This course is conveniently designed for home study, so you can study whenever and from wherever you would like. The course will take approximately 80-100 hours to complete and will be assessed through a series of written assignments. There is no time limit to complete the requirements, so you can work at your own pace. You'll also have access to friendly, experienced tutors who will guide you every step of the way.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a level 3 NCFE Award certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.


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Former Student
What I would highlight The course is an awesome learning option for Child Care providers. It gives content and mentor bolster. I have found the journey an exceptionally positive one. The cost is reasonable with different courses and can be paid in portions. Joan

What could be improved Nothing.

Would you recommend this course? Yes.
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What you'll learn on the course

Healthy Eating
Communication Training
Child care
Dietary Requirements
Tax and VAT
Safety Concerns

Course programme

  • Unit 1: Healthy Living
    • What is a 'healthy lifestyle?'
    • Exercise
    • Healthy eating
    • Activities for young children
    • Wellbeing for children and their families
    Unit 2: Child Care at Home
    • Documentation required for a home child care business
    • Intellectual development
    • Supervision and travel to destinations away from the child care setting
    • Good health and safety practices indoors and outdoors
    Unit 3: Building Positive Relationships
    • Current legal requirements
    • Respecting and valuing individuality
    • How to deal with conflict
  • Unit 4: Health Promotion and Development
    • Types of foods that should be avoided
    • Special dietary requirements
    • Childhood chronic diseases and how they can affect development
    • Government guidelines on food and nutrition
    Unit 5: Administrative Procedures Within the Child Care Setting
    • Data Protection Act
    • Keeping accurate and up-to-date information
    • Methods and systems for recording financial information
    • Tax and VAT
    • Storing data
    Unit 6: Development and Learning
    • Using ICT
    • Safety concerns
    • Literacy, language and communication
    • Numeracy, reasoning skills and problem-solving
    • Physical development
    • Personal, social and emotional development
    • Creative development
  • Achievements for this centre


    Additional information

    ASSESSMENT Assessment takes the form of a series of written assignments, which are marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required. COURSE DURATION You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 100 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

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