This course is for young people 16-18 who want to work in the caring industry however are unsure as to what specific age group they would like to work in. It lasts 34 weeks and you will attend College approx 4 days a week. You will be expected to gain work experience in a nursery or Health Care setting. This course will help you develop practical experience of working with children and adults, as well as provide the underpinning knowledge needed for a career in Health, Social care and Childcare.
There are a range of units covering all aspects of Health Care and Childcare such as Communication, Health and Safety, Provision of services, Equality and inclusion, supporting babies, play activities for children, human growth and development. English and maths for health care and early years.
There will be a mixture of theory and practical hands-on activities to keep you interested throughout the course. You will have lectures, discussions, group work, research tasks, videos and many interactive activities to help you learn.
HOW IS THE COURSE ASSESSED
You will have written tasks that will assess your knowledge and understanding. You will also be assessed through class discussions, the creation of posters and leaflets and the completion of assessment booklets.
WHERE NEXT - FURTHER STUDIES
Progression to an Apprenticeship Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce or the diploma in health and social Care apprenticeship programme. Also Level 2 Diploma in Health Care or Early Years.
Suitability - Who should attend?
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