You will study a variety of units, which could include Health & Social Care for Children, Young People & Adults, Health & Safety, Preparation for Employment, Play & Practical Activities, Personal Development, and Nutrition.
You will also study Essential Skills for Work & Life, Communications and Application of Number. During the course you will undertake practical work experience.
You will require 3 GCSEs at A*- D, which must include Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh, or completion of a full vocational programme which must include GCSE Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh at grades A*-D or equivalent. A successful DBS check will be a requirement of the course.
Plus two satisfactory reference and DBS clearance.
You will be asked to complete assignments during the year and will be assessed on these. CACHE recommends that a minimum of 80% attendance is essential to successfully complete the course.
After successfully completing the Diploma, you may be able to progress to the CACHE Level 2 Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development, Level 2 BTEC Health and Social Care or Level 2 Playwork
Learners attending Care and Childcare courses need to purchase a £ 11.00 polo shirt to wear at placement and to pay for a DBS check.