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CACHE Certificate/Diploma in Child Care and Education (Early Years Educator) Award - Level 3 at Trinity School

Course description

Are you thinking of either a career working with young children or wish to go to university to study Primary Teaching, Children’s nursing or a course in Early Childhood Studies leading into Social Work? Then this is an ideal course to study. The qualification is graded A* -D with the allocation of 420 Ucas points at Grade A* and is the equivalent of 3 A levels.

This is a two year full time course, with two days of every week spent on work placement

Course content

Year 1 (Year 12) - 8 mandatory units:-

U8 will be completed on placement

Effective Practice Study Task (externally set, externally marked).

 

Year 2 (Year 13) - 7 Mandatory Units:-

U15 will be completed on placement

Extended Assessment Task (externally set, externally marked)

 

All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods. All units are graded A*-D.

Entry requirements

Five or more A*-C grades at GCSE, including English Language and Maths, which must both be at least a grade C. Licence to Practice will not be achieved without Maths and English at a Grade C.

A genuine interest in working with children

Good communication skills

Enthusiasm in the work place

Assessment

Year 1 - students complete an Effective Practice Study Task (externally set, externally marked).

 

Year 2 - students complete an Extended Assessment Task (externally set, externally marked).

Future opportunities

Employment working with children or progression to university. Primary Teaching, Children’s Nursing, Childhood & Family Studies.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Trinity School directly.

Last updated date: 27 October 2016
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