Child Care Studies (BTEC HND)

eDistance Learning

£3,500
VAT inc.
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  • BTEC
  • Distance Learning
  • 1200 hours of study
Description

ICT methods, tools and strategies - The use of ICT in higher education - Reflective writing and the use of this for skills enhancement - The ePortfolio - Anatomical development of the child - Physiological development in children - How a child grows and develops - Child wellbeing - How children formulate relationships - Stages of language development - Learning theories - Behaviour related to learning processes - Socialisations theories - Cognitive development theories - Legislation related to childcare - Skills requirements - Professional responsibility.
Suitable for: The Child Care Studies course is a great starting point for a career as a Childcare Inspector . The Edexcel BTEC Higher National Diploma will prepare you for this role.

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Requirements: All students must be 17 years of age and above. Students should have completed a Level 3 Diploma or Professional Diploma or A level standard course (or equivalent) before the Level 5 qualification.

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Course programme

Child Care StudiesBTEC Higher National Diploma (HND)

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a higher diploma in Child Care Studies . Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Child Care Studies is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for an exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning BTEC (HND) Child Care Studies course is a fully comprehensive course.
Credit value: 240, contributing to the Higher Education (HE) Diploma outlined below
Rationale The purpose of this subject syllabus is to provide such part time and full time learners with an opportunity to study the principles and applications of Childcare Studies at an advanced higher educational level (HND), with sufficient focus and detail to achieve transferrable skills, knowledge, understanding and application, necessary for progression towards related programmes at Level 6.
The subject is unitised in order to provide flexibility of operation and study. Satisfactory completion of all sixteen units within this syllabus results in the award of 240 credits at HND level.
Each unit may be undertaken separately, and each will be assessed independently, however, it is a key requirement of the subject that all sixteen units attached to the syllabus be completed at a satisfactory level in order to achieve the HND.
Aims of the course To provide students with opportunities to develop academic skills in Childcare Studies appropriate for a range of progression options.To enable students to develop an advanced knowledge and understanding of the subject areaTo encourage the learner to apply theoretical understanding and evaluation to complex contentTo encourage students to apply terms and concepts appropriatelyTo enable students to apply a range of transferrable skills to subject related topics, issues and situations.To facilitate and foster the development of a range of presentation skills relevant and appropriate to the discipline and level of study.
Course Objectives To encourage direct and indirect independent learning and the development of key skills in an effective and academic context for the purposes of personal development and progression.To develop an appreciation of the value and problems of interpretation of core concepts in Childcare Studies, together with related and relevant practices, methodologies and theories.To build an understanding of the core concepts within Childcare Studies in different situations and contextsTo encourage students to apply their experience, knowledge and understanding, and skills to a range of course-related topics.To encourage students to develop study autonomy and be able to demonstrate planning, judgement and organisational skills.To advance the development of presentation skills appropriate to the discipline, level of study and delivery method.To encourage development of transferrable evaluative and analytical skills relevant to Childcare Studies

HOME STUDY SUPPORT
You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.
What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.

COURSE ASSESSMENT
This HND subject is made up of a set of 16 units, which may be delivered and assessed independently. All units are assessed by coursework activities, and the compilation of an e-portfolio. The HND subject requires successful completion of all 16 units. Learners are able to complete units at a pace appropriate to their resources, commitments and study plans.
It is expected that a full set of subject units will be completed within 2 academic years of initial enrolment.
Credit is awarded for successful completion of each unit. Any units which are not successfully completed may be repeated but this is subject to the college’s discretion and criteria. All the learning outcomes attached to each unit must be met in order for credit to be awarded. Each unit attracts a total of 15 credits. Coursework is subject to marking criteria which will be outlines within each unit.
This course is delivered entirely via the distance learning route and therefore there is no face to face element or requirement for centre based assessment.

COURSE DURATION
We recommended you spend approximately 1200 hours of your time studying for the course name. The pace of study is completely up to you. To give an example, if you dedicate 12 hours a week to the course it would take you two years to complete but if you could spare 24 hours a week you could complete it in one year.
Get started today, and you can earn your BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Child Care Studies in as little as a year, or take up to two years, if you prefer – the choice is yours.

COURSE FEES
Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore any registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Child Care Studies home study course is £4,375 (inc VAT), though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £3,500 (inc VAT) which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.
You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £995 and then 16 equal payments of £211.25 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.

COURSE QUALIFICATION
BTEC Higher National Diploma in: Childcare Studies This course leads to a Level 5 Diploma for successful learners. This means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 5 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case HNC, HND, Vocational Qualification Level 5 & NVQ Level 4 are all at Level 5 in England, Wales & Northern Ireland). In accrediting the programme at level 5, Edexcel attests that its learning outcomes are at an equivalent level to a level 5 national qualification (View the NQF Framework).
This course has been designed to meet specific learner requirements. Accreditation by Edexcel is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited by Edexcel.
About EdexcelEdexcel is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland
This course can be enrolled upon by students internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments.

COURSE RESOURCES
In order to undertake this course the student will require:
Prior knowledge and understanding commensurate with enrolment criteria Access to computer system with internet access and capabilities to download and upload files Word processing ability and access to word processing package compatible with college requirements Good organisational skills in order to plan studies, manage workload and study time

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS / FURTHER EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts or Science Marketing Allied childcare professions Health and Social care Humanities Vocational applications

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Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore any registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Child Care Studies home study course is £4,375 (inc VAT), though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £3,500 (inc VAT) which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.


Career opportunities:

Bachelor of Arts or Science Marketing Allied childcare professions Health and Social care Humanities Vocational applications


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