Duration: 2 Years Full-time
Start date: 3rd September 2018
End date: 7th June 2019
Information Event: Y
- Positive Relationships for Children's Care, Learning and Development
- Promoting Children's Development
- Reflecting on and Developing Practice for Children aged 0 - 8 years
- Safeguarding Children
- Promoting Children's Rights
The National Diploma in Children’s Care Learning and Development is currently under review and may be replaced with a similar programme which will provide opportunities to progress to university or to help gain employment in the childcare sector. If you are accepted onto this course without a Grade C or above in Maths and/or English you will be required to complete the relevant Essential Skills qualification. This will be a compulsory part of your timetable.
To enable students to acquire a recognised qualification to gain employment in Childcare settings as a fully qualified practitioner and to gain the required entrance criteria for access to Higher education programmes. To prepare students to work competently and effectively with children age 0 - 16 years and their families.
Continual assessment, assessment of practice in the work placement.
Applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above. Preference will be given to candidates who possess a Grade C in English and Maths or equivalent and satisfy ACCESS NI Assessment Methods and health checks. In cases where there are more applications for this course than there are places available, candidates with the requisite entry requirements, will be given preference according to the date of receipt by the college of their application.