Accessibility links

Children's Play, Learning & Development - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College

Course description

This course provides the learner with a range of different placements and
experiences, working with children across the two year programme. Alongside one
day in placement per week, the learner will study a range of core and optional units
to create the best possible learning experience in preparation for work within the
childcare sector.

Course content

This course provides the learner with a range of different placements and
experiences, working with children across the two year programme. Alongside one
day in placement per week, the learner will study a range of core and optional units
to create the best possible learning experience in preparation for work within the
childcare sector.

Entry requirements

This course is for learners who wish to progress further to university to study
Teaching, Education, Social Work, or specialise in areas such as Play Work or Special
Needs.
 
Also, learners who wish to qualify to work with children as nursery nurses may want
to study this course.

Assessment

A range of teaching methods and assessment are used within the classroom to
meet learners’ needs. These often include group work, PowerPoint presentations,
assignment writing, portfolio building and the use of technology for individual
research.
 
Where appropriate, educational trips are arranged to support the assessment of
learning for students to enhance their practice.
The course contains one externally moderated exam unit in the first year and one
externally moderated research project in the second year.

Future opportunities

This course provides learners with their licence to practise and to be employed as a
Level 3 Nursery Nurse or progress into roles such as a Teaching Assistant.
This course also provides UCAS points to progress into university to continue
studying.

Further information

Contact Name: Mickey Riddell Curriculum Leader - Health, Foundation and Sport
Contact Email: mriddell@jcc.ac.uk

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 03 October 2018
Provider logo

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Course code: CCN1-DJC119
  • Web url: www.jcc.ac.uk

Venues

  • More information
    • Our new 40 million pound state-of-the-art building and garden opened its doors in September 2008. We think it's one of the best college campuses in the UK - and it's now official. We are delighted that our new campus has been awarded the Prime Minister's Prize for the best public building in the UK.

      The Chamberlain Health & Fitness Centre comprises a gym with state-of-the-art cardiovascular, resistance and cable equipment. The Sports Hall is able to host a wide range of sports and we provide sporting activities that cater for students with all levels of abilities and sporting performance.
       
      The Recording Studio is a fantastic music facility which utilises the latest digital technology. They have been designed to give students the opportunity to create industry standard work.
       
      Music Practice Rooms are fantastic facilities for bands and ensembles to practice, as well as being an environment for solo practice.
       
      The Main Hall is a fully-equipped professional performance space capable of holding audiences in excess of 200. It has become the venue for a variety of exciting performances and events. 
       
      The Film Studio has high specification facilities for film studio for video and sound recording as well as a chromakeycurtain/green screen for superimposing video work onto any background.
       
      The Learning Resources Suite with both book and online resources, supervised support and guidance. Stock is selected to not only underpin the curriculum but to encourage leisure interests and reading for pleasure. The Learning Resources Suite provides not only the library but adjacent facilities for drop-in computer use and a separate group study area. In addition, a wide range of information about careers and higher education, in both electronic and paper form, is available.
       
      The Science Department contains eight state-of-the-art laboratories catering for all the science curricula delivered in the College.
       
      We have extensive network of, wired and wireless, computers have high speed internet connections giving you unlimited access to the World Wide Web. Creative departments such as Art, Design & Media are fully furnished with state of the art iMacs. Alongside these students will have access to MacBook’s for independent work. The iMacs and MacBook’s are equipped with professional software allowing high quality production of video, graphics and photography work. Art & Design facilities also include specialist pottery equipment and photographic dark rooms.
       
      Research 
      Success in your courses depends on many things, not least the research facilities available to you. Our high level resources, specifically designed to support the sixth form College curriculum, will give you the best chance of success.
      However, we realise that the vast amount of information available can make searching difficult so our teachers build the best internet resources into courses, giving you the most appropriate links for your particular syllabus. And of course, books. The library has thousands of copies available for loan with additional copies for reference.
       
      New building opening September 2015
      We are opening a new state of the art extension to the main College building in September 2015. This will comprise of high tech science laboratories, classrooms and communal break out spaces for students.