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Key details

Attendance Full-time
Duration 1 year
Code PLWL1CCARE
Awarding Body CACHE/NCFE
Level CACHE Level 1
Start Date 06/09/2021

Other start dates

Course overview

This qualification encourages an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed to care for young children. As part of the course you will study units linked to:

  • Service provision
  • Principles and values
  • Safeguarding
  • Person centred support

This pathway focuses on the skills required for working with children and young people in childcare settings.

What you'll study

Our experienced staff will deliver a variety of lectures, workshops and presentations alongside independent student research, some of which may include online delivery. You will develop skills using up to date industry research and practice all linking to caring for both children and adults. Visits and guest speakers are also used to help enrich your learning experience.

The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of:

  • the vocational qualification itself
  • a City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award
  • maths and English
  • a tutorial programme
  • work experience.

Learners will study three core Employability units and three sector specific units over the duration of the course.

Modules covered

Employability Units:

  • Keeping safe
  • Crime and it‘s effects
  • Career planning
  • Stress management
  • Team work

Vocational Units:

  • Service provision
  • Principles and values
  • Safeguarding
  • Person centred care
  • Our experienced staff will deliver a variety of lectures, workshops and presentations alongside independent student research, some of which may include online delivery. You will develop skills using up to date industry research and practice all linking to caring for both children and adults. Visits and guest speakers are also used to help enrich your learning experience.

  • The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of:

    • the vocational qualification itself
    • a City & Guilds Employability and Personal Development Award
    • maths and English
    • a tutorial programme
    • work experience.

    Learners will study three core Employability units and three sector specific units over the duration of the course.

    Modules covered

    Employability Units:

    • Keeping safe
    • Crime and it‘s effects
    • Career planning
    • Stress management
    • Team work

    Vocational Units:

    • Service provision
    • Principles and values
    • Safeguarding
    • Person centred care

Assessment

You will be assessed through a range of methods that include coursework, assignments and presentations.

Entry requirements

Entry 3: There are no entry requirements for this level apart from an interest in the specified subject and the ability to commit to positive behaviours and attendance.

Level 1: You should have keen interest in either child or adult care and achieved a minimum 2 GCSE at grade 2 (E) or above. Entry level 3 qualifications with minimum Entry 3 at Maths and English are also accepted.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

Work experience

There will be opportunities for experience of work - 30 hours experience of work.

Tuition fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.

Email: enrolment@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

https://www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/study/adult-students/fees

For information about our student services, please click here.

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