This course provides the basic theoretical knowledge to allow students to move on to the SVQ Level 2 Social Services (Children and Young People), or NC Early Education and Childcare.
It will provide work experience to allow the student to gain experience in Nurseries/pre school provision and to gather evidence to use towards the SVQ 2 or NC.
Students will be required to undergo an enhanced Protecting Vulnerable Groups check.(PVG).
Applicants must be 16 years of age at the start of the course.
Students must be willing to undergo an enhanced Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check
The following topics covered include:
Students will attend college three days per week and work experience two days per week.
Each unit has differing assessment requirements.
Some have closed book assessments where you must attend college to sit tests without the aid of books etc - to test your understanding of the course content.
Others have open book assessments that can be done with the aid of any resources, books etc. to help you.
The course is delivered over an academic year of 34 weeks.
Please contact your local centre for start dates.
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
SVQ2 Social Services (Children and Young People).
NC Early Education and Childcare
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We are no longer accepting applications for 2017/18
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