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Children & Young People's Workforce CACHE Level 3 Diploma


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    For more information or to enrol onto this course, please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk

This course is for all of those who work in the Childcare Sector from 0-19 years.

CACHE

Entry requirements

Students will need to work in a real work environment and be able to demonstrate competence in both knowledge and skills. They will need to have a Level 2 qualification in Childcare.

Course content

All learners will need to complete 11 core units with a value of 27 credits. They will then choose one of 3 pathways according to their vocational expertise.

These are:

  • Early learning and childcare pathway
  • Social care pathway
  • Learning and development support services pathway.

They will then need to choose optional units to bank a total of 65 credits.

Optional units include:

  • Support children and young people with disabilities
  • Support the creativity of children and young people
  • Understand the needs of vulnerable children and those experiencing poverty
  • Understand how to safeguard the well being of children and young people
  • Support care within fostering services
  • Support speech language and communication development of children.

Units include:

  • Support children and young people's positive behaviour
  • Contribute to the support of child and young person development
  • Contribute to children and young's people's health and safety
  • Contribute to the support of the positive environments children and young people
  • Understand partnership working in services for children and young people
  • Support children and young people's positive behaviour
  • Maintain and support relationship with children and young people
  • Safeguard the welfare of children and young people
  • Child and young person development
  • Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children and young people settings
  • Introduction personal development in heath, social care or children and young people settings
  • Introduction to communication in health, social care or children and young people settings.

We would recommend as working with Children that a Paediatric First Aid Course be completed, of which these are available through Bedford College.

Assessment methods

Assessments and practical demonstrations and observations in the workplace.

Further study and career options

Students may progress onto degree-level study.

Additional information

Part time and delivered solely in the workplace. Students will need to a significant amount of reading and self directed study. There are limited places for e learning portfolio type of study. Speak to the tutor if this appeals to you. Individual units can be studied and will be accredited. For example an early year’s worker may want to update their CPD and want to study a unit on disabilities or on safeguarding young children. Please call for more details. If you are aged 24 or over you may qualify for a 24+ Advanced Learning Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. Find out more about your payment options at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans

Course Information & How to Apply

To book onto this course please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk

Start DateFeesLocationCourse Code
Flexible Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747 Work-based Learning K1257

 

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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