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City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Children's Care Learning and Development

Level 3
Full-Time/Part-Time
22/23
60361414
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Overview

The qualification allows learners to gain in-depth knowledge and understanding about child development (0-12 years) and to develop and refine the practical and technical skills required for employment and / or career progression in the Early Year and Childcare sector, working with children from 0-5 years and 11 months. Part time option is delivered over 1.5yrs and 45 weeks.

To achieve the Level 3 Diploma for Children's Care, Learning and Development learners must achieve 56 credits from the 8 mandatory units plus a minimum of 14 credits from a range of optional units. This qualification is graded as pass/fail.

Learners must complete a total of 8 mandatory modules which are : Context and principles for the Early Years sector, Communication and partnership working, Safeguarding children, Keeping children safe, health and well, Supporting children’s personal care and nutrition, Supporting children’s development, Supporting children’s play opportunities and experience of play, Contribute to the support of children with disabilities and / or special needs.

Optional modules include : Engaging babies and young children in storytelling, Research in Early Years practice, Understand how to set up a home-based childcare service, Contemporary theories and thinking in Early Years and Support young children with autistic spectrum conditions.

Learners are required to have a minimum of 12 points. This should include GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above/equivalent. Learners must complete an Access NI check and be successful at interview. Entry criteria may be enhanced depending on demand.

This is a work based qualification and learners will be observed working with children in the early years, their families and colleagues and complete written assignments. Learners are required to secure placements in Early Years settings which will enable them to work with children in the 0-5 years and 11 months age group. You will be required to complete a minimum of 600 hours in a placement setting.

Learners can further their studies through progression to a relevant higher education course such as a Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies. Learners may also wish to seek career opportunities and employment in the Early Years sector as a Childminder, Classroom Assistant, Pre-School Leader or Sure Start Room Leader.

A clear Access NI Enhanced Disclosure is required and costs £35.

3 Available Sessions

*The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

Dungannon

Part-Time

P3104DE10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

6

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

20/09/2022

Start Date

15:30-21:30

Time

Tuesday

Day/s

Total Full Fee £1,118.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Omagh

Part-Time

P3104OE10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

6

Hours per Week

30

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

20/09/2022

Start Date

15:30-21:30

Time

Monday

Day/s

Total Full Fee £1,118.00

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Omagh

Full-Time

P3104OF10A

Session Code

1 Year(s)

Duration

Further Education

Mode of Study

15

Hours per Week

34

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

22/23

Academic Year

01/09/2022

Start Date

Subject to Timetable

Day/s

Total Full Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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