Children`s Care, Learning & Development - NVQ Level 3

In Preston

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    NVQ

  • Location

    Preston

Description

This course consists of 9 units, 5 mandatory units and 4 optional units. (Two optional units from Group 1 and two from Group 1 or Group 2). The mandatory units include: Develop and promote positive relationships. Develop and maintain a healthy, safe and secure environment for children. Promote children's development. Reflect on and develop good practice. Protect and promote children's rights

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Preston (Lancashire)
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St Vincent'S Road, PR2 8UR

Starts

On request

To take into account

All applicants must be well experienced in working with children/young people. Acceptable entry qualifications include NVQ Level 2 in Children's Care Learning and Development, Diploma in Pre-School Practice, Open College A/B, NVQ2 in Playwork, or other recent relevant qualification. Students will need to comply with the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) vetting procedures for those working with...

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Course programme



Children`s Care, Learning & Development - NVQ Level 3

Course ID:
PC86319

Academy:
Health, Social Care & Early Years

Introduction:
The NVQ Level 3 is ideal for people working independently, supervising others or training specific skills. This course is designed specifically to meet the needs of mature students who are currently working with children/young people from 0 to 16 years (and their families). It is particularly suited to people who are well motivated and wish to take responsibility for their own learning and professional development. The Level 3 qualification is appropriate for people working independently, supervising or training others in specific skills. Example roles are Pre-school supervisor/Deputy, Sure Start worker, Homestart worker, childminder, Officer in Charge, nursery nurse/team leader, family support worker, community nursery nurse etc. The retention and success rate on this award is consistently above 90%.

Study Mode & Location:
This part-time course runs from January-July 2010 on various days, at various times. Candidates are encouraged to attend college for 20 workshops over the year to update and develop the skills and knowledge required to achieve the award. The course will be held at Preston College, Fulwood Campus, St Vincent's Road, Preston, PR2 8UR.

Course Content:
This course consists of 9 units, 5 mandatory units and 4 optional units. (Two optional units from Group 1 and two from Group 1 or Group 2).

The mandatory units include:

  • Develop and promote positive relationships
  • Develop and maintain a healthy, safe and secure environment for children
  • Promote children's development
  • Reflect on and develop good practice
  • Protect and promote children's rights


Assessment:
Assessment is organised by direct observation in the workplace. The candidate is assessed performing tasks matched with the national standards of the award. Knowledge evidence is built up in a portfolio and the assessor will judge whether the evidence meets the requirements and demonstrates consistent performance.

Careers & Progression Opportunities:
Successful completion of this course will provide you with the opportunities for a professional career in areas such as supervisory posts within day nurseries, pre-schools or Sure Start/Children's Centres or employment in a school. Future progression could include the NVQ Level 4, or degree programme.

Costs
: TBC

How To Apply
You will need to have an informal interview with a Adult Admissions Adviser.
Many courses have limited places so please enquire as soon as possible. Following interview, the earliest you may enrol is mid-June.

Money Matters
Depending upon your circumstances, you may be able to study for FREE or at a reduced price.

Help, Advice & Further Information
If you know of someone who would like to study a course at Preston College but their first language is not English, please contact the Advice Centre on their behalf to discuss the options available.

Opening Hours:
Mon-Thur 9am-7.30pm (9am-5pm during College holidays)
Fri 9.30am-4.30pm

The information contained in this leaflet was correct at the time of production. Preston College however, reserves the right to alter or amend the details contained in this leaflet. This course will run subject to sufficient student numbers.

Requirement
All applicants must be well experienced in working with children/young people. Acceptable entry qualifications include NVQ Level 2 in Children's Care Learning and Development, Diploma in Pre-School Practice, Open College A/B, NVQ2 in Playwork, or other recent relevant qualification. Students will need to comply with the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) vetting procedures for those working with children and young people (as required by Law).

Children`s Care, Learning & Development - NVQ Level 3

Price on request