NCFE Cache Technical Award
Child Care is an excellent subject to choose if you aspire to work with young children in the future; this may be in an early years setting, such as a nursery, or in any number of roles that require an understanding of child development, such as nursing or social work.
1. Child development 0-5yrs
2. Factors that influence the child’s development
3. Care routines, play and activities to support the child
4. Early years provision
5. Legislation, policies and procedures in the Early Years
6. Expectations of the Early Years practitioner
7. Roles and responsibilities within Early Years settings
8. The importance of observations in Early Years childcare
9. Planning in Early Years childcare
Pupils will achieve grade Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*
The course comprises of two parts. The first part is a controlled assessment which is undertaken in the classroom and is worth 50% of their final grade. The second part is an exam taken at the end of Year 11, which is also worth 50%.
Child Care involves a lot of coursework; you will need:
Please be aware that this course has a controlled assessment which is worth 50% of the pupil’s final grade. We work to tight exam board deadlines and, therefore, it is essential that these assignments are completed in the given timeframe. Failure to meet these deadlines will affect the pupil’s final grade.
Pupils will be expected to participate in a variety of visits to local Child Care providers in order to experience how skills learnt in the classroom can be transferred into a real-life setting.
Potential further study and careers
There are various careers in both Health and Social Care and in Child Care. Here are some examples:
Please contact: E.Ronan on email@example.com