AN INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE
This is a practical work-related course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. You will need to display a positive attitude to learning and have a genuine interest in working with children.
Related work experience is a vital part of this course. Having completed this vocational course, you may later wish to progress to a higher level qualification relevant to this sector.
WHAT THE COURSE INVOLVES
All students will take the three core units:
Those taking the certificate will also study:
HOW THE COURSE IS ASSESSED
All units are assessed and graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded.
Successful achievement of units will result in either a Pass, Merit or Distinction qualification (equivalent to GCSE as follows). Double award is equivalent to two GCSE grades.