Childcare & Education Diploma Level 2 at Stephenson College
This level 2 modular course is designed for those wishing to gain the skills and qualificatioin needed to work with children in day nurseries, schools or playgroups. The course involves attending college for 3 days a week and a childcare setting for 2 days a week.
1. An Introduction to Working with Children
2. The Developing Child
3. Safe, Healthy & Nuturing Environment for Children
4. Children and Play
5. Communication and Professional Skills
6. The Child Care Pactitioner in the Workplace (practical unit).
Plus one optional unit:
Chosen by the tutor.
Entry requirements to be four GCSEs at grade D's or above or a Level 1 Early Years Qualification at merit or distinction and a tutor reference indicating that the candidate has the correct attributes to work with children.
Assessment will be in the form of written assignments, assessment in the workplace and a multiple choice paper.
Successful completion of the course will give you a recognised qualification for work with children in day nurseries, schools or in private homes as Nannies.
This course can lead to employment as a nursery assistant or for those who have high grades and excellent reports from placement you may progress to a level 3 full time course.
How will I learn?
The units will be taught in college using a range of methods including interactive on-line exercises, practical and traditional taught lessons. On-line learning materials are available.
The workplace supervisor and college staff will support the training in the placement.
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.