DCG Certificate In Caring For Children
With a key focus on children's settings, care and development, this course is suitable for you if you want to start training for a caring role with children. It is also ideal if you are unsure about your future career and want to find out about caring work with adults in the health and social care sector.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
With a key focus on children’s settings, care and development, this course is suitable for you if you want to start training for a caring role with children. It is also ideal if you are unsure about your future career and want to find out about caring work with adults in the health and social care sector.
All applicants are assessed on an individual basis and an interview is essential. You will need:
- A minimum of grade 2 in English Language and Maths
- A range of other grade 2 GCSEs
- At least two grade 3s in any subject
You will also need evidence of good attendance, punctuality, self-motivation and a positive attitude to study.
What will you learn?
Topics and units include:
- Awareness of working with others
- Children and young people’s development
- Healthy lifestyles
- Person-centred support
To support your main study programme, future progression and life skills, you will also study and develop your maths and English skills.
How will you learn?
This course will be delivered on-site.
What will you need to bring with you?
You need a ring binder, pen and paper.
There may also be educational visits across the year which involve a payment.
How will you be assessed?
You will build a portfolio of work for assessment and will be assessed through a variety of methods including completing booklets, designing posters, creating displays, making resources, and working together as a team.
You will be able to progress to further NCFE CACHE childcare qualifications and the course is an ideal stepping stone to future learning and training.
The abilities and knowledge you gain on the course are transferable to a wide range of job areas.
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or email@example.com
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
This course could lead to one of these careers...
Nursery Nurses and Assistants
Child and Early Years Officers
Teaching and Other Educational Professionals
Education Advisers and School Inspectors
Primary and Nursery Education Teaching Professionals
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Course Information Last Updated On: February 15, 2024 2:55 pm