Children's Care, Learning and Development BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Bromley College of Further & Higher Education
This course is for those who have decided on a career in child care.
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
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.
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.
BTEC National Subsidiary Certificate in Children’s Play, Learning and Development or work based qualification or employment.
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.