Childcare is a vocational based subject which is ideal for learners who are considering a career as an early years or childcare worker. It allows learners to experience the practical aspects of childcare as well as learning through taught sessions and the completion of two assignments and a multiple choice question paper exam.
It includes the knowledge and understanding of child development and well-being necessary for working with children in a variety of settings. It is aimed at a range of learners who wish to be introduced to childcare and development for children aged 0-5 years. It also gives learners an insight into their preferred learning styles and assists in developing their ability to study.
Unit 1: An introduction to working with children aged 0-5 years
Unit 2: Development and well-being 0-5 years
Unit 3: Childcare and development 0-5 years
Unit 1: Written assignment
Unit 2: Written assignment
Unit 3: Multiple choice exam paper
What can I do with this subject when I leave school?
It provides a basis for those seeking employment in a range of careers, such as working with children, nursing, midwifery, social work, playgroup leaders, teaching, teaching assistants and is beneficial to all as Life Skills training.
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