Endorsed Qualfication through the Focus Awards Focus on Quality Provision (FQP), the Caring for Children course is an ideal introduction for anyone considering a career in the childcare or social care sectors. It is also an ideal choice for individuals seeking to develop effective parenting and life skills.
With a strong focus on practical modules and the essential aspects of childcare, this course will equip you with the essential knowledge required to develop personally and professionally. It will also enhance your long-term professional prospects.
The Caring for Children course covers 9 practical and stimulating units. You can view an overview of these units by clicking on the ‘Snapshot’ tab at the top. Developed specifically to equip students with a solid understanding of childcare, this course will advance not only your professional prospects, but also your understanding of parenting, caring and child development.
Starting with core units focused on childrens’ wellbeing, nutrition and development, you will explore what constitutes effective and positive care. The understanding you develop from these units will complement the later modules, which cover areas such as the importance of engaging children with activities, risk assessment and caring for children in a babysitting environment, as well as your rights and responsibilities to those children.
This course is an ideal entry programme, and is well suited to students seeking to start or advance their career in this industry. The knowledge and skills gained through this course also make it an ideal platform for progression into study at a higher level.
The Caring for Children Course has no set entry requirements, and is open to all students who have an interest in this area of study.
As long as you have a basic standard of education, you will find this course incredibly stimulating and rewarding. To ensure you get the most out of your time with us, you will be sent a comprehensive study guide. Your tutor will also be on hand to offer any support you may need.
UNIT 1 – SAFEGUARDING THE WELLBEING OF CHILDREN
UNIT 2 – FOOD AND NUTRITION
UNIT 3 – IMPORTANCE OF PLAY
UNIT 4 – YOUNG CHILDRENS DEVELOPMENT
UNIT 5 – ACTIVITIES WITH CHILDREN
UNIT 6 – RISK ASSESSMENT
UNIT 7 – CARING FOR CHILDREN IN A BABYSITTING ENVIRONMENT
UNIT 8 – RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES IN RELATION TO PARENTING
UNIT 9 – CHILDRENS PLAY AND LEISURE ACTIVITIES IN THE COMMUNITY
Upon successful completion of the Caring for Children Home Study Course, you will be awarded a diploma from Cambridge Open College. You will also be awarded a certificate endorsed by Focus Awards. Recognised as a member of the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB), Focus Awards grants endorsements to courses that exceed the high standards it sets.
Completion of this course will enhance your employability in this sector. You will also be able to progress onto related courses at a higher level if you get a real taste for studying.
Distance Learning Plus invests heavily in its students, and in addition to your diploma and certificate, you will receive the very best support from us to ensure your long-term success. For FREE.
To help you make a lasting impression, you can avail of our FREE CV appraisal service and practical employment tools. If you would rather establish yourself in business, we will supply you with a FREE business website, domain and hosting.
£35 deposit: remaining balance at the end of the month
Enrol for £35 deposit and remaining balance at the end of the month. Pay your deposit today get your course tomorrow!
Reduced fee of £279
£279 - all inclusive
Pay by 3 monthly instalments of £279 (approx)
£93 deposit followed by £93 for the next two months
The college accepts payment using the following methods:
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It is simple and safe to enrol online. Select one of the payment terms above and you will be taken to a secure sever to enter your details.
Once the enrolment process has been completed you will receive your introductory pack and login details to access your course textbooks, your tutor profile and their contact details.
We look forward to welcoming you as a student of the college and feel sure you will enjoy studying with us.
Key points for this course:
This is a fully supported home study course supported by your own tutor
Your enrolment fee covers absolutely everything – there will be nothing more to pay after you have enrolled, there are no hidden fees
You have 12 months to complete your course
You may enrol at any time of the year
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Money Back Guarantee
If you are not happy with your course simply return it within 14 days and we will refund your fees in full.
All students enrolled on a course with Cambridge Open College receive access to our online student community (I Learn It Easy) where you can submit your work, contact your tutor, and interact with other students. We have prepared a short video below to highlight the benefits to you.
The Caring for Children course is an ideal introduction for anyone considering a career in the childcare or social care sectors. It is also an ideal choice for individuals seeking to develop effective parenting and life skills.