What does the qualification cover?
This qualification is designed to build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years. It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas and is spilt into two pathways:
•Learning, Development and Support Services
Who is it suitable for?
Anyone who works or wants to work at a supervisory level in the children and young people’s workforce.
What are the entry requirements?
You should be at least 16 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements but colleges or training providers may have their own guidelines.
How many credits are required to complete it?
The Diploma requires 65 credits.
How is it assessed?
It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task.
Do you need to be working to take the qualification?
Yes, you will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
How long does it take to complete?
You can usually complete it in a year.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
The Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (90 credits) or a Foundation Degree.
Home Based Childcare (CYPOP 5)
Understand how to set up a home-based childcare service (Y/600/9770) is available for registrations as a standalone unit programme. From 1st September 2017 this optional unit will be externally assessed only through a Multiple Choice Examination. The Multiple Choice Examination will be available as both a paper-based and an online test.
Funding for our qualifications
Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications on the Funding page.
Which types of job role can you apply for on completion?
• Supporting Teaching and Learning Workers - who visit families of pre-school children at home
• Foster Carers
• Children and Families Social Workers
• Registered Managers of Children's Homes, plus Deputy and Assistant Managers
• Residential Childcare Workers
• Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service Advisers
• Youth Worker
• Community Care Officer
• Professional Assistant
• Family Centre Worker
Cache Level 3 Childcare- Unit 2 Assignment
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Unit 2 Assignment
A child develops through its whole life. They can develop; physically, linguistically, intellectually, socially and behaviourally. “Physical development is the way in which the body increases in skill and becomes more complex in its performance” [Meggitt, 2000, Page 2]. Twenty five days after conception; the body of the chid has developed immensely from the small fertilised egg. Up to birth the foetus mainly develops physically however once the child is born the child then begins the long process of development. Not only do the gross motor skills and the fine motor skills develop on the baby, but the sensory development also widens on the child.
Birth to 12 months
Motor control develops from the head, moves down through…show more content…
Their speech extends to the holophrastic stage and often this is supported by gestures. They will also be able to recognise their own name and will be most likely be able to pronounce it.
24 months-35 months
Between the ages of 2 and 3, balance improves and the toddler walks with a smoother gait. During this period she learns to stand briefly on one foot, walk backwards, and walk on tiptoes. A child jumps in place around 24 months and progresses to jumping over a small obstacle by 36 months. At 24 months she climbs a small ladder and goes down a small slide, then manoeuvres on a variety of playground equipment around 35 months. Between 30 and 34 months, toddlers begin to walk up stairs alternating feet without a hand held or use of a railing. Other play skills expected within a few months of the third birthday are catching a playground ball that has been tossed to the child and pedalling a tricycle. At the age of 2 their language develops to the telegraphic stage meaning their speech is similar to telegrams, approximately two or three words which express a need or command. At 2 the child will often ask many questions to extend their vocabulary further, such as ‘what’s that?’ They will share songs and rhymes however will be unsure of some words. This changes at the age of 30 months when the child will be able to say some nursery rhymes with little support and will begin to speak to themselves (monologues) through play.
Between three to seven years a child changes