The Isle of Wight College has standard entry requirements for full-time college courses, depending on the level of the course to be studied.
There may be additional entry requirements for a small number of specialist courses. If this course is one of these specialist courses, additional entry requirements will be stated below.
The course is aimed at students, who would like to study and improve their skills. These students may have left school with few or no qualifications.
It is designed to stimulate interest and encourage learners to have an understanding of the skills needed to care for a young baby or young child. This qualification will also give you the opportunity to acquire knowledge and understanding of a range of skills. If appropriate, giving you vocational experience within a setting.
The course is designed as an introduction to the work place. You will also have the opportunity to practice and develop life skills.
This qualification contains three main elements:
A portfolio, with evidence of your work will be kept for each unit. This will then be assessed both internally and externally.
You will be studying a variety of units including:
This course is based on a framework of credit based units and qualifications which will provide clear progressions route to the Cache Level 1 Diploma in Caring for Children.
There are no course fees, but there may be some charges for field trips, uniforms, DBS checks and equipment. The College will pay assessment fees.
Material fees are approx. £110. 00 This is payable upon enrolment, this will cover the cost of uniform for placement, end of year trip, art materials used in the classroom, DBS check and text books.
Tops Day Nurseries offers flexible hours, so you only book and pay for the hours you need.
Student Services offer advice on bursary funding. Bursaries support essentials such as travel, childcare and kit.
Student Services provide a range of support, information and specialist services to enhance your student experience.