This course enables students to work in a Childcare setting at a supervisory level. It is recognised by Ofsted and staff with this qualification can be counted in ratio.
Learners can move on to a L4 apprenticeship as well as working at a supervisory level in a childcare setting.
You will study a variety of topics from Child Development, Health and Safety, Equality and Diversity to Personal Professional Development. Two longitudinal studies will be completed to support children's development as well as an Employment Rights qualification. ICT functions skills at Level 2 may also be studied.
You will attend college once a week for the duration of the course as well as being supported one to one by a college assessor.
Assessment will take place in the work place and in the classroom. An assessor will visit you in the setting to observe your practice and support you with your longitudinal studies. Underpinning knowledge will be assessed by a range of methods including written work and assignments.