Childcare is a vocational based subject that 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 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
Assessment (students must achieve all three units):