Childrens Care, Learning & Development NVQ Level 4

In Preston

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    NVQ

  • Location

    Preston

Description

This course consists of 9 units, 4 mandatory units and 5 optional units. The mandatory units include: Establish and develop working relationships. Support policies, procedures and practice to safeguard children and ensure their inclusion and well-being. Support programmes for the promotion of children's development. Reflect on, review and develop own practice

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 very experienced in working with children/young people, working with a degree of autonomy. The management of staff is essential. Acceptable entry qualifications include NVQ Level 3 in Children's Care Learning and Development, or other recent relevant qualification and have a good standard of English. Students will need to comply with the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB)...

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Course programme



Children's Care, Learning & Development NVQ Level 4

Course ID:
PC85102

Academy:
Health, Social Care & Early Years

Introduction:
The NVQ Level 4 is ideal for people working in a managerial role. 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 4 qualification is appropriate for people working independently, managing others in specific skills. Example roles are Nursery Manager, Centre Manager, Network Co-ordinator or Senior/Lead practitioners.

Study Mode & Location:
This part-time course runs from January-July 2010 on a Thursday morning between 9.30am and 11.30am. Candidates must commit to attending college for 20 workshops over the year, for essential group activities and for their own personal development to be monitored. 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, 4 mandatory units and 5 optional units. The mandatory units include:

  • Establish and develop working relationships
  • Support policies, procedures and practice to safeguard children and ensure their inclusion and well-being
  • Support programmes for the promotion of children's development
  • Reflect on, review and develop own practice


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 Teaching, assessing, social work. Future qualifications could include Foundation Degree, A1 award

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 very experienced in working with children/young people, working with a degree of autonomy. The management of staff is essential. Acceptable entry qualifications include NVQ Level 3 in Children's Care Learning and Development, or other recent relevant qualification and have a good standard of English. 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).

Childrens Care, Learning & Development NVQ Level 4

Price on request