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Early Years - CACHE Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care (QCF) (Level 2) at Hopwood Hall College

Course description

All early years courses include topics which are integrated with work experience in a range of childcare settings, with children from birth up to eight years of age. All students will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check.
 
Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as they need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

Course content

• Health and well-being
• Legislation, frameworks and professional practice
• Play, development and learning for school readiness
• Professional development
• Observation, assessment and planning

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs grade D or above to include English and Mathematics.

Financial information

No cost for 16-19 year olds.

Future opportunities

After completing this course the next stage is to progress to further education including CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care, an apprenticeship or employment.

For further information on where this course can lead, speaking to a tutor can help identify the right pathways and destinations for your future. They can also refer you to the most relevant people for more targeted support and information should it be needed.

Further information

For more information please visit www.hopwood.ac.uk, pick up a prospectus from the Rochdale or Middleton Campus or call us on 0161 6437560.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hopwood Hall College directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course code: EARL2ETFR1

Venues

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      By Road: 
      The Rochdale campus is 2.6 miles from junction 20 of the M62. Follow the signs for Rochdale town centre
      By Rail:
      Rochdale train station, with frequent connections to Leeds, Bradford and Manchester, is a ten minute walk from the Rochdale Campus through the town centre. It is also a Metrolink station, Manchester’s light railway system, which links Rochdale with Oldham, Bury and Manchester City Centre.
      By Bus: 
      The Rochdale bus station is approximately 5 minutes walk from the Rochdale campus. There are frequent bus services throughout the borough which terminate in Rochdale.