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CACHE Level 1 Award in Caring for Children

Open Study College
Course summary
509 GBP
English
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Study the CACHE Level 1 Award in Childcare, from home! This course will provide you with a solid knowledge base, allowing you to pursue further vocational training and placement opportunities within the childcare sector.

Course Content

Unit 1: Growth and development of young children

(F/601/3408, Unit Level: 2, GLH: 18 hours; Credits: 2)

  • Patterns and stages of growth for children from birth to 5 years 11 months
  • Factors which influence growth and development from birth to 5 years 11 months
  • Importance of diet and exercise for children’s growth and development
  • Activities which promote children’s physical development
  • Ways to help children to develop communication and language skills
  • Ways to encourage children to play socially

Unit 2: Practical health and safety when with young children

(H/602/2389, Unit Level: 1, GLH: 27 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Health and safety guidance, symbols or instructions on young children’s equipment and toys
  • Health and safety instructions on cleaning materials which may be found in a house
  • Health and safety rules, guidelines or instructions when taking children out into the street and to the park
  • Potential hazards to young children in the home
  • Safety features to ensure young children stay safe in the home
  • Safety equipment or controls which help to keep young children safe when going out for a walk, when in a car and when in a children’s playground
  • Fire safety equipment that is recommended to be in a house
  • Possible fire hazards to young children and adults in a house
  • Own actions to maintain a young child’s safety if there was fire in the house

Unit 3: Respecting and valuing children

(M/601/0116, Unit Level: 1, GLH: 18 hours; Credits: 2)

  • Ways to value children as individuals
  • Reasons why children need to be respected as individuals
  • Ways to communicate with children to ensure that they feel valued
  • Behaviour that shows respect and value of children
  • Organisations that promote the rights of children

Unit 4: Understanding learning and development through play

(A/504/0211, Unit Level: 1, GLH: 27 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Features of a setting that contribute to a positive learning environment
  • How these features might help children to learn through the use of play activities and strategies
  • Ways in which play can help children’s learning in developmental areas
  • Example of stereotyping in play
  • How a given set of materials, resources or activities can challenge stereotyping and discrimination

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Pay Now: GBP 509.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 91.35 with a deposit of GBP
60.90 totalling 609

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At Open Study College we have helped more than 90,000 students over the last 13 years to enrol on courses that have helped them to achieve their goals. Offering over 650 courses ranging from childcare to beauty therapy, we have...


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Average rating 5

Based on 1 reviews

Claire Wilson
(5)
Study materials are good and there is an easy to use online portal. Tutor support is excellent always get a speedy reply. I chose the CACHE Level 1 Award in Caring for Children as I would like to start a career working in a nursery or child minding. I would recommend a friend to try an online course, there is a number of courses available online...
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