Level 3 Children’s Care, Play Learning and Development

Further Details
Course Code
LP52317
Location
Deeside
Duration
Full Time, This is a 2 year full time course.
Department
Childcare
Start Date
04 Sep 2023
End Date
21 Jun 2024

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Course Overview
This course will prepare you for the work within Children’s Play, Learning and Development settings or services and covers the age range from birth to 19.

You will study a range of topics including Values and Principles within Childcare, Health, Well-Being, Learning and Development, Professional Practice, Safeguarding, Promoting Play, Learning and Development, Behaviors and additional needs.

There is a significant placement element attached to the course and you will be required to achieve a minimum of 700 hours in a relevant setting over the 2 years.

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This course is made up of a mixture of mandatory units and optional units.
The units will be a mixture of knowledge and understanding and competence and skills. Assessments therefore take the form of written assignments, assessments, case studies and observations by an assessor in a setting.
5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including Maths, English/Welsh (1st Language) and preferably Science, or successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification.

At Coleg Cambria we would encourage you to do the very best that you can in your exams. The better your grades the more options you will have, and may result in you gaining entry onto a higher level course.
Employment is available in Local Authority Schools, Day Nurseries, the Health
Service, Playwork and Care settings, Special Needs Units, the Travel Industry
and with private families who require nannies.
The opportunities to travel and work abroad are numerous.

Successful completion of the Diploma could lead to Higher Education such as a Foundation Degree in Early Years, Teaching or an Early Years Hons Degree.
Some courses may require equipment and/or uniforms to be purchased. Please see attached equipment list for further information.
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