Send To Friend


Send

Certificate Introducing Caring of Children & Young People

Level:
Level 2
Course Code:
PDMN0199/12/A
Location:
Distance / Blended Learning
Duration:
16 weeks


There are many factors that can impact on children and young people at different stages of their development. It is important to understand what these factors are, as well as the ways in which children and young people's development can be enhanced through activity and interaction. This qualification focuses on nutrition, safeguarding and the importance of activities, play and interaction.

New distance learning qualification for 2016

FAQs  

In this course you will explore how children's development can be influenced by factors such as nutrition, and gain an understanding of the various safeguarding responsibilities of those who care for children and young people. You will also discover the importance of activities, play and interaction, and learn how to contribute positively to the development of children and young people at different stages. The qualification contains 5 units.

Unit 1: Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
In this unit you will learn about legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people (including e-safety). You will also cover what to do when children or young people are injured or ill, including emergency procedures as well as how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused, harmed or bullied.

Unit 2: Importance of place for early learning
This unit will give you an understanding of the importance of creativity and imagination for the development of a child as well as the importance of games with rules in the development of a child. It will develop your knowledge in how to organise a cooking activity for children and understand the role of creative activities in enhancing children's learning and development as well as the importance of books and stories in relation to children's learning and development. Furthermore, you will learn to understand the importance of talking and listening activities in relation to children's learning and development.

Unit 3: Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
Within this unit you will look at the core knowledge on understanding food labelling and food additives and the ability to apply principles of healthy eating.

Unit 4: The value of play to young children
This unit will give you an understanding of the value of play to young children's development as well as different play activities suitable for young children from birth to five years.

Unit 5: Young children's development
In this final unit you will learn about the stages of development of young children from birth to three years as well as how positive environments support the development of young children and how to support young children's development by providing for their basic needs.
Each unit is assessed though short answer questions. Assessments are completed online via our online assessment platform or you can request paper-based assessments that you will need to post back to us.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course. This is a knowledge based qualification and therefore a good level of literacy, reading and writing is essential.

You must be over 19 and resident in the UK or EU country for at least 3 years.

This is a comprehensive course and we would recommend that you have some prior knowledge and experience of this vocational area.
On successful completion of this qualification you could progress to:
Level 2 Diploma for the Children's Workforce (Early Years Educator)
Level 3 Diploma for the Children's Workforce (Early Years Educator)

It may also be useful to learners studying qualifications in the following sectors:
Healthcare
Social care
Leisure
Education
Early Years
Voluntary
You will receive a study pack which contains your learning resources, study plan, study guide and how to access the online assessment platform. If you want to complete paper-based assessment you will have the option to request these when you enrol.
This is a distance / home study course, so you can study at your own pace and at a time to suit you. A subject specialist tutor will be allocated to you and you can email them should you have any questions relating to your course.

It is important that you can work independently and be dedicated to set time aside each week for your studies, we recommend that you allow a minimum of 4 to 6 hours a week. Remember that your study time counts towards your CPD - Continuing Professional Development.

There is no cost for this qualification. However, if you do not complete your course inside the agreed timescale without a valid reason there will be a charge of £100.

For more information call Steve or Lida on 01271 852354 or email pddistancelearning@petroc.ac.uk

Related Courses

Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems (PDMN0169/12/A)

Location Distance / Blended Learning | Level Level 2 | Duration 20 weeks


Certificate in Common Health Conditions (PDMN0149/12/A)

Location Distance / Blended Learning | Level Level 2 | Duration 16 weeks


Certificate in End of Life Care (EEMN0017/12/A)

Location Distance / Blended Learning | Level Level 2 | Duration Starts 1st August 2017 - 16 weeks


Certificate in Introducing Caring for Childern and Young People (EEMN0022/12/A)

Location Distance / Blended Learning | Level Level 2 | Duration Starts 1st August 2017 - 16 weeks


Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (PDMN0045/12/A)

Location Distance / Blended Learning | Level Level 2 | Duration 16 weeks


Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (EEMN0023/12/A)

Location Distance / Blended Learning | Level Level 2 | Duration Starts 1st August 2017 - 16 weeks


Certificate in Prevention and Control of Infection (EEMN0020/12/A)

Location Distance / Blended Learning | Level Level 2 | Duration Starts 1st August 2017 - 16 weeks


Certificate in Principles of Care Planning (EEMN0019/12/A)

Location Distance / Blended Learning | Level Level 2 | Duration Starts 1st August 2017 - 18 weeks


Certificate in the Care & Management of Diabetes (PDMN0043/12/A)

Location Distance / Blended Learning | Level Level 2 | Duration 16 weeks


Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning (PDMN0229/12/A)

Location Distance / Blended Learning | Level Level 2 | Duration 16 weeks



Course Fees

Total Fee: £0