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L1 Diploma in Caring for Children

Full-time L1 Diploma in Caring for Children Level 1 | Diploma in Caring for Children

This qualification encourages an understanding of the knowledge and the skills needed to care for young children. The course will include: • Healthy living • Human growth and development • Practical health and safety when working with young children • Understanding learning and development ...

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AvailabilityAll Full-time Further Education courses commence in September each year. If you can't find what you're looking for or require further assistance, please contact our Admission team 01453 761165 or email admissions@sgscol.ac.uk

When Times Where Level Day Fee UCAS Code Institution Code How to apply?
September 2020Filton Campus1Apply Online

Tuition Fees

16-18

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course.

19-23

If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (English or Maths Course etc.)

If you are 19 or over and taking an English or Maths course up to an including Level 2, and have not previously achieved a GCSE Grade A* to C or grade 4 or higher, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 2 Course or Below etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying a level 2 course or below, you may be entitled to a Low Income/Benefit Waiver. If awarded, this Waiver will cover your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 3 Course or Above etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying on a level 3 course or above, and the Level 3 Legal Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may however be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the tuition fees.

Please make arrangements to pay your course fee costs at the time of enrolment. Payment is due prior to the start of your course. The option to pay via an instalment plan is available if required. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date course fees – these may be subject to change.

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Summary

This qualification encourages an understanding of the knowledge and the skills needed to care for young children. The course will include: • Healthy living • Human growth and development • Practical health and safety when working with young children • Understanding learning and development through play • Technology activities for young children • Craft activities for young children • Healthy eating for families • Finding out about Forest Schools • Preparing for your next steps • Children’s play and leisure activities in the community • Listening and talking with young children • Growth and development of young children • Science activities for young children

What do I need to join?

You will have 2 GCSEs at grade 2 or above in English and Maths, an acceptable DBS clearance and a good academic reference.

Maths & English

All learners will study Maths and English functional skills alongside their vocational programme. Learners with a grade 3 (D) in Maths and English will be enrolled on the GCSE programme alongside their vocational course.

Work Experience

You will complete 1 block week per term in a nursery setting.

What can I do next?

You can progress onto the Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner if you have either Maths or English GCSE grade 4 and grade 3, or L1 functional skills in the other.

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Course information last updated: Tuesday 12th November 2019 @ 10.50am (5 days ago)

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