Award in Working with Children
QUALIFICATION NUMBER : 501/0417/2
UNIT AIM AND OBJECTIVES
This qualification aims to enable learners to develop basic knowledge and understanding of the needs of young children, aged from birth to 5 years based in a variety of settings. It also helps learners understand their role in supporting children’s development. The qualification allows learners to develop the basic skills needed to support play-work, out-of-school and early years settings.
This qualification is designed for learners aged 14 and above. There aren’t any specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification, however learners might find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification. Centers need to ensure that this qualification is appropriate for the age and ability of learners. They need to make sure that learners can fulfill the requirements of the assessment criteria and comply with the relevant literacy, numeracy and health and safety aspects of this qualification.
To be awarded the Level 1 Award in Working with Children learners are required to successfully complete the 5 mandatory units with a total credit value of 11.
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to Level 2 Award in Child Development and Care.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 110 hours
- Skill level Level 1
- Language English
- Students 273
- Assessments Yes
Unit 1 : Encouraging children to eat healthily
This unit aims to help the learner to find out about healthy eating for children, and to plan and take part in activities to encourage children to eat healthily
Unit 2 : Create a safe environment for young children
This unit will help learners to understand their role in supporting the provision of a safe learning environment for young children. Learners will develop a basic understanding of health and safety requirements and the importance of keeping all children safe from harm.
Unit 3 : Working in a team
In this unit, learners will be introduced to some of the basic skills needed to work with others in a practical way and develop good working relationships.
Unit 4 : Contribute to equality of opportunity in support of young children's development
This unit will develop learners' basic understanding of the values and principles which underpin all work with children and will focus on the importance of treating all children with equal concern and according to their stage of development.
Unit 5 : Provide a range of appropriate play activities for young children
This unit will develop learners' basic understanding of a range of play activities for young children and how these link to the age and stage of development. Learners will identify and plan a range of suitable activities as part of this unit.