CACHE Foundation Award in Caring For Children Level 1

Morley College

In London

£ 1,461 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Level

    Beginner

  • Location

    London

  • Duration

    34 Days

Description

This course is equivalent to 3 GCSE grades D - G and allows you to learn basic skills in caring for children. You may also choose to continue studying for level 2 qualifications. The course runs over 3 days in college with an additional day in a child care placement from February till June.You will study units in personal development, the growth & development of people from birth to.

Facilities

Location

Starts

London
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Sloane Avenue,, SW3 3AP

Starts

On request

To take into account

All students are admitted to the College on the basis that they: Agree to comply with the KCC student code of conduct Provide original documentation that confirms entry qualifications. Meet the course entry requirements Provide information so that a school or college reference can be obtained if you are between 16-19 years old

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Course programme

Course Description
You will study units in personal development, the growth & development of people from birth to old age, food & nutrition, health & safety, the care of children, play and practical activities for children.

The course includes qualifications in Communication and Application of Number.

Teaching methods include practical experience, lectures, group work, tutorials, discussions and visits and visiting speakers.

You will be expected to carry out work placements in a childcare setting for one day each week for the second half of the year.





What background and qualifications do you need to join?
There are no formal entry qualifications although some experience of working with children is useful.
You need to have a level of literacy suitable for the course.
You will be invited for an interview and an assessment to determine the exact course that is most suitable for you, when we have received your application form.
Please be aware that all those working with children are required to have an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check, this will be arranged by the college.

What does the course lead to?
This course is equivalent to 3 GCSE grades D - G.
This qualification allows you to learn basic skills in caring for children.
You may also choose to continue studying for level 2 qualifications such as the
CACHE Award/Certificate/Diploma in Child care & Education (ACD) Level 2; or the NVQ in Children's Care, Learning & Development (CCLD) Level 2.

What are the facilities and equipment like?

Marlborough Centre is less than 5 minutes walk from South Kensington tube station, between the Fulham Road and the King's Road.

The centre is situated above a Primary School and the location gives you immediate access to the local museums, and many child care and education settings

Students have the use of a specialist child care & education library with relevant books, journals and CD ROMs. There is student access to the intranet and printing, and a Student Advice & Guidance surgery weekly.

Every student is given the opportunity to rent a personal locker for the duration of their course.

The student common room provides hot drinks, snacks and comfortable seating.

How much should I study outside class?

You will need to set aside 3 - 4 hours each week in your own time in order to complete the course.

How is the course assessed?

Assessment for the course is through portfolio tasks set by CACHE, the exam board, a tutor report, a personal action plan and a final end test of your college work.

Are any course materials online?

Course materials are available on the KCC Student intranet





What books and equipment do I need?

You will be advised of any books and journals that may be helpful to you when you join the course.

What else do I need to buy? / What extra costs are there?

You will need to buy your own writing materials such as pens and paper, as well as provide yourself with a course file. The college will give you a CACHE course handbook and a student planner.

Occasionally you may be asked to pay for travel and entry to museums, theatres or conferences that are relevant to your course.
Requirements
All students are admitted to the College on the basis that they:
  • Agree to comply with the KCC student code of conduct
  • Provide original documentation that confirms entry qualifications.
  • Meet the course entry requirements
  • Provide information so that a school or college reference can be obtained if you are between 16-19 years old

Additional information

Payment options: Concs: £130, Non-EU: £4725, Full Fees: £1461,

CACHE Foundation Award in Caring For Children Level 1

£ 1,461 + VAT