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Children’s Play, Learning and Development BTEC Level 3 National Subsidiary Certificate at Bromley College of Further & Higher Education

Course description

This course is designed to help you develop the skills and knowledge for working in the Early Years sector.

The range of units encourages a holistic view of child development and work experience to help develop the practical skills required for working with children.

Those wanting to work in the early years setting should be caring, responsible, good with children, patient, calm, efficient, energetic and creative.

To gain full practitioner status learners must progress and complete the diploma (in 2 years).

Course content

  • Child Development
  • Play in Early Years Settings
  • Meeting Children’s Physical Development, Physical Care ad Health Needs
  • Health and Safety Practice in Early Years Settings
  • Collaboration with Parents, Colleagues and Other Professionals in Early Years
  • Supporting Children’s Communication and Language
  • Supporting Children’s Personal, Social, Emotional Development
  • Child Protection
  • Reflecting on Own Early Years Practice

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs grade A-C including Maths and English (language), plus satisfactory school reference. Enhanced DBS clearance (previously criminal records checks) and to have completed one week's work experience in a child care setting.

Assessment

Mainly by coursework. There is one external exam that must be passed to achieve the certificate.

Future opportunities

BTEC National Diploma in Children's Play, Learning and Development.

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: 09 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