Childcare includes the knowledge and understanding of child development and well being necessary for working with children in a variety of settings.
This subject is aimed at students 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. A childcare qualification provides the opportunity to gain a vocational qualification that gives a basic introduction to the childcare sector including careers such as teaching, midwifery and nursing.
This childcare qualification is a GCSE equivalent qualification, which counts towards progress 8.
Learners must achieve three units:
- Unit 1 – An introduction to working with children aged 0-5 years – internally assessed graded assessment Tasks.
- Unit 2 – Development and well being 0-5 years. internally assessed graded Assessment Tasks
- Unit 3. Childcare and development 0-5 years. Multiple Choice Question Paper.
The Award is graded from A* to D.