“What children learn in the early years is incredibly important for their future success; it is the foundation of children’s learnings” DfE.
“Play is really the work of childhood”” Fred Rogers
Key Stage 4
This NCFE CACHE Level 1/2 Technical Award in Child Development and Care in the Early Years aims to:
The Level 1/2 Technical Award in Child Development and Care in the Early Years is designed for students who want an introduction to child development and care that includes a vocational and project-based element. The qualification is suitable for students who wish to pursue a career in the early years sector or progress onto further study.
This qualification will promote the learner’s understanding of children (birth to 5 years) and will focus on: :
Learners will develop the following skills that will inform future training and work in the early years sector:
British Values, SMSC and Cultural Capital
Students investigate the importance of social and moral needs of children and how their environment and cultural experiences shape their knowledge and understanding of the world. This is turn helps to shape our students’ knowledge and understanding of the role of care and welfare and the role of the community in the foundations of positive childcare development.