Childcare and Education Level 3 at Northampton College
This qualification is designed to help students build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth to 7 years. The course covers a variety of units giving an in-depth understanding of the health and education needs of children including the Early Years Foundation Stage. The method of learning is by a mixture of classroom based activity and work placements. The CACHE Level 3 Diploma gives the student a broad educational foundation for employment and careers in many areas within Early Years. You will spend 2 days a week in a work placement, building up a Personal Placement Record, plus block weeks.
All those who wish to work at an unsupervised level in the childcare workforce or wish to progress to Higher Education.
4 GCSEs at Grade C or above including English and Mathematics or CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Working with Children and Young People's Workforce at Pass Grade plus GCSE English and Mathematics at Grade C.
It will be internally and externally assessed by a range of methods. This could include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task set by CACHE.
Opportunities include:- Apprenticeship- University- Work in a supervisory role
Other Costs: - Stationery/Resources - £20 approximately - Text Books - £25 approximately- Uniform - £15 approximately (Payable at enrolment)- DBS - price to be confirmed If you are 19 or over at the start of the course you will pay Awarding Board Registration Fees (£165 approximately) at enrolment.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northampton College directly.