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Childcare and Early Learning Diploma Course

8 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Accredited Course
  • Online study
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  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What Will You Learn?

This course will introduce you to the knowledge and understanding that you need to work in Childcare, Education or Playwork. Learn about: the importance of early learning, health & safety issues, physical and cognitive development and developmental issues, how children learn, how to communicate efficiently with parents and professionals, and the various career paths available within childcare and education.

This course explains the benefits, importance, and value of Childcare and Early Learning. The socialisation & developmental opportunities that it can provide to children are given focus, as are the difficulties faced by parents using day care. Cari...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 – The Importance of Childcare and Early Learning
  • Part 1: The Value of Childcare
  • Part 2: Early Learning Provision
  • Part 3: Socialisation and Developmental Opportunities
  • Part 4: Respecting and Valuing the Child
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 – Health & Safety and other Legal issues
  • Part 1: Health & Safety
  • Part 2: Care Plans
  • Part 3: IEP's
  • Part 4: Safeguarding
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 – Physical Development
  • Part 1: Physical Development
  • Part 2: Health
  • Part 3: Environment
  • Part 4: Genetic Factors
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 – Cognitive Development
  • Part 1: Cognitive Development
  • Part 2: Language Development
  • Part 3: Socialisation
  • Part 4: Nature/Nurture Debate
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 – How Children Learn
  • Part 1: Learning Theories
  • Part 2: Learning Strategies
  • Part 3: Early Years Programme of Study
  • Part 4: Cross Curricular Planning
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 – Improving Learning Experiences
  • Part 1: Learning Difficulties
  • Part 2: Physical Difficulties
  • Part 3: Coping with Challenging Behaviour
  • Part 4: The Importance of Play
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 – Working with other People
  • Part 1: Working with other People and Professionals
  • Part 2: Confidentiality
  • Part 3: Roles & Responsibilities
  • Part 4: Lines of Communication
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 – Careers in Childcare & Early Years Learning
  • Part 1: Childminder
  • Part 2: Nursery Nurse
  • Part 3: Teaching Assistant
  • Part 4: Nursery/ Early Years Teacher
  • Module 8 Assessment
Clever-looking girl in nursery, surrounded by illustrations of what she has leaned about - ABC, sums, nature, painting, planets

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Childcare and Early Learning Diploma Course will aid those considering a career in this area. Upon successful completion of this course, you will have gained an understanding of the roles of those working in Childcare, Education, and Playwork, and acquired the knowledge needed to take the next step on your career path.

The information contained within the course is also beneficial to parents who wish to get a better understanding of how their children are being educated and how they may further aid their development at home.

Accreditations

The Childcare and Early Learning Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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