Children’s Care, Learning and Development (Tycoch)
Students will study a range of childcare related units which will extend their understanding of working in this sector. Study units on this course are:
- Unit 1 Positive relationships
- Unit 2 Positive environments for CCLD
- Unit 3 Promoting children’s development
- Unit 4 Reflecting and developing practice for children aged 0-8
- Unit 7 Children’s learning activities and play
You will study a further six units in the second year of the course.
This programme leads to a nationally recognised qualification. It introduces students to the occupational area, enabling them to develop knowledge, skills and understanding for working in childcare.
Duration:Two years | Qualification: BTEC Certificate | Level: Level 3
The course includes compulsory work placements in a variety of work settings e.g. playgroups, day nurseries and schools.
Assessment is carried out through assignments and continuous assessment. All units are internally assessed. There is an emphasis on the development of skills, with help and support available on an individual basis.
Ideally students should have four GCSEs at grade C (with English language at grade C) or a Merit at Level 2 with 80% attendance supported by positive placement and tutor reports.
A willingness to learn and punctuality are amongst some of the attributes you will need to be successful on this course. Students will need a genuine interest in people and should demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm. Students need to be reliable, honest, trustworthy, well motivated and self reliant.
Students should be at least 16 years of age.
Students will be able to progress to HE or enter the world of work
Students on this course will be charged for a Criminal Records Bureau [CRB] check. The current cost is £44. Students can apply to the Financial Contingency Fund [FCF] to cover the cost of a CRB check.
Students will require two polo shirts at a cost of £8 each to be worn for placement. Students are also offered the opportunity to attend trips linked to their course of study. Students can apply to the Financial Contingency Fund [FCF] to cover these costs