CACHE Level 1 in Caring for Children

CACHE Level 1 in Caring for Children

Course Information

Cambridge Campus, 05/09/2022
Level: 1
Start Date: 05/09/2022
Location: Cambridge Campus
Duration: 1 Year
Type: Full Time
Code: MH1CYNGC
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This qualification is aimed at people considering a career in the children and young peoples workforce. You explore early childhood development and the behyaviours and acitivities that support a health childhood.


 

About the Course

This qualification is aimed at people considering a career in the children and young peoples workforce.



You will study a variety of subjects over one year including:



• Growth and development

• Children's play

• Finding out about Forest Schools

• Healthy eating for families

• Listening and talking to young children

• Preparing your next steps



You will have the opportunity to gain experience working with children in an Early Years setting. A minimum of 72 hours work experience will be arranged for you in a childcare setting. The development of practical English and Maths skills will be an essential part of your programme. In addition, if you have not achieved a GCSE grade C or above in English and/or Maths (or new grading 4 or above for GCSE maths or English), you will study for a recognised qualification appropriate to your level e.g. GCSE or Functional Skills. IT will be embedded in the delivery of your specialist skills.



There will be a cost to students of £100 which includes a security check (DBS) and course materials , 19+ fees apply.

Once at the College you will have to complete a Disclosure & Barring Service check. It is not possible to complete the course without satisfactory clearance.



In addition to the entry qualifications, the offer of a place on the course is subject to the outcomes of an interview and initial assessment which will take place at the College.

Progression

If you achieve a Pass and satisfactory work experience reports you may progress to the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner or BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Health and Social Care.

Entry Requirements

You will need 2 GCSEs at grade 2 (E) or above, a general education plus a keen interest in working with children.

Assessment

Assessment is in the form of written tasks and tutor reports.

How to Apply

You can apply through our online application, just click on Apply.

Students who attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply through the CAP application system, MyChoice@16, your school will be able to help you with this.

If you need any help with applying, please contact our Admissions Office on tel. 01223 418448 or .

Once we have received your application, you will be invited to a Welcome Event and for a guidance discussion. Through the Welcome Event you will get the chance to learn more about college and your course. When you have your conditional offer, you will be invited and required to attend new student Taster Days during the summer before the start of your course. Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.

Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.

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