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Children's Care, Learning and Development BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Bromley College of Further & Higher Education

Course description

This course is for those who have decided on a career in child care.

Course content

There are six units:

  • understanding children’s development
  • keeping children safe
  • communication with children and adults
  • preparing and maintaining environments for child care
  • professional development roles
  • responsibilities and supporting children’s play and learning
  • A programme of 300 hours of work experience with children will be provided

 

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs grade A-D including English or a relevant Level 1 qualification (merit or distinction) plus enhanced DBS( previously criminal records cheks) Clearance and a satisfactory school reference.

Assessment

There are currently no examinations; students are assessed through course work.

Assessment is both internal and external.

The units entitled, Patterns of Child Development Promoting Children’s Positive Behaviour are both externally assessed through examinations.

Coursework units are assessed by the completion of projects, assignments or presentations.

Units are graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded.

Methods of teaching include, role play, discussion, peer/group work, written, and practical exercises.

You are required to attend 3 days in college and 2 days in placement. Placements are arranged with our dedicated placement officers in a range of nursery settings and schools.

* Assessment is also linked to both placement and work carried out in Early Years Skills Room. Students are visited whilst on placement and progress is assessed in respect to both personal and professional development.

Future opportunities

BTEC National Subsidiary Certificate in Children’s Play, Learning and Development or work based qualification or employment.

Further information

The course is broken up into three days at College and two days of placement. A minimum total of 300 placement hours are required in order to complete this course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bromley College of Further & Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 10 February 2016
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    • Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities.

      - See more at: http://www.bromley.ac.uk/about-the-college/our-campuses/#sthash.G6plek0Q.dpuf

      Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities

      - See more at: http://www.bromley.ac.uk/about-the-college/our-campuses/#sthash.G6plek0Q.dpuf

      Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities