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Child Care & Education at Seaton Burn College

Course description

Over the two years you will study four themes. The first theme is Health and Well-being where you will gain knowledge in supporting healthy lifestyles of children through food and exercise, as well as understanding how to support a child who is unwell. The second theme is Legislation, Frameworks and Professional Practice in which you will gain an understanding of the principles underpinning the role of the practitioner including knowing how to keep children safe and working in partnership with other agencies. The third theme is Play, Development and Learning in which you will gain specific knowledge of the growth and development of children from conception to 5 years, as well as studying play and learning in children’s education. The fourth theme will give you an understanding of Professional Development. Throughout the course, you will spend two days per week out of College on work placement, in a private nursery or school, working with children between the ages of 0 – 5 years.

Entry requirements

At least 5 GCSE grades A* to C. GCSE Child Development or Level 1and 2 CACHE useful.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Seaton Burn College directly.

Last updated date: 20 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years