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Children and Young People's Workforce - Introduction

Course Code:AN1023A

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An introductory course that covers the basic aspects of children’s development in relation to welfare, care, behaviour and learning.

What the course is about

You will develop your knowledge and understanding in relation to pupil welfare, care, behaviour and learning within an early year setting.

With the other learners in your class, you will explore the following subjects:

    Child and young person developmentContribute to the support of child and young person development SafeguardingHealth and Safety Communication and Relationships Equality and Diversity

A variety of learning activities will be used on this course, including tutor presentation and demonstration, practical application of skills, individual and group work, discussions, Q&A, internet research, individual research and project work. Where relevant, your learning will enable you to develop skills and knowledge required for work. There may be vocational specialist guest speakers, or employers, invited to share their skills and experience.

Your tutor will also support you to improve your English and maths skills alongside your learning of your vocational subject. This will include assessing your current skills and planning learning activities related to your subject that are designed to develop your skills in these areas.

Pre-course information session or interview

An Application process is applicable to this course.

For term dates please refer to www.skillsandlearningace.com/about/term-dates.

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

Your tutor will work with you to develop and review your progress throughout the course.

There is no qualification or examination attached to this course.

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

We have designed this course to support you with working in the Health and Social Care - Early Years sector. Successful completion of this course will provide skills and knowledge required for job roles in a pre-school or nursery.

No previous knowledge of early years education and care is required.

There is an expectation that if you enrol on this course, you are willing to commit fully to the period of time involved in this course, the associated home study and the assessed work required. English language at Level 1 is required. You may be asked to complete an online assessment in English (and maths if applicable) prior to submitting a course application.

Materials and costs

You will need to bring to each session, pen and paper, plus a folder for your notes.

It is not necessary to purchase a textbook as all notes and handouts required will be supplied by your tutor.

Course costs

For information regarding any funding for this course please please refer to the Finance page on our website  padding:0cm">https://www.skillslearningace.com/learning-with-us/finance/.

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Next Step

You may wish to progress to the accredited Early Years Practitioner NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma which leads to a recognised qualification. Other courses may be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers.

There are a range of courses available to help the development of skills for work.

There are a variety of e-learning courses that can be started at any time of the year.

Up to date English and maths Functional Skills and Essential Digital Skills qualifications can help you progress at work or into further or higher education.

Skills & Learning work with local employers to offer Sector Based Work Academy Programmes and Apprenticeship training.

See the website www.skillsandlearningace.com for more details.

Your tutor may also be able to discuss the possible next step options with you. You may like to talk with a Careers Adviser about other courses. General careers advice and guidance can be provided by the National Careers Service https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

For further information please contact us on 01202 123444.

Additional information

English, maths and computing skills: all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.

Refunds: please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website
www.skillsandlearningace.com/terms- and-conditions or in our brochure.

Attendance: before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible

Places on courses: some of our courses will be in high demand and if you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from the taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner and you will not be eligible to a refund it its outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.

Fully funded learners: if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.

Home study: you may be required to do some study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.
Qualification Levels: there is further information about qualification levels on our website. Some courses will have learners of different levels being taught in the same class with differentiated learning materials and activities appropriate to the qualification level.
Proof of identity: please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.
Off-site activities: with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.
Parking at Centres: parking at centres may be limited, please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website https://www.skillslearningace.com/our-centres/.

Refreshments: tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website https://www.skillslearningace.com/our-centres/.

Unspent Criminal Convictions we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies.
If you have any accessibility or disability issues that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course please contact: 01202 123444 or e-mail [email protected]. All enquiries are treated in confidence.

Course Details

Start Date26 April 2022

LocationOnline

DayTuesday

Time09:30 - 12:00

Duration10 weeks

SubjectWorking with Children and Young People

 

Fees and concessions

The total charge for this course is £85. Concessions FREE.

 

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