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Child Care and Understanding Autism Level 3

Course Code: OSC1102
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Develop your knowledge in child care and understanding autism in this bundle, from home!

This course enables you to:

  • Gain an insight into the different types of child care settings, such as nursery, pre-school, and child minding from home
  • Learn about the legal requirements of caring for children
  • Study the growth and development of babies and young children
  • Learn how to provide babies and young children with a healthy and enriching care environment
  • Understand how autism is identified and defined
  • Explore the key features of autism in terms of ‘the triad of impairments’
  • Identify and understand the key features of disorders that may accompany autism or be diagnosed alongside it
  • Learn that autism is a spectrum disorder which affects individuals in a wide variety of ways
  • Identify practical ways to support individuals in their day to day functioning
  • Understand how best to support individuals with autism in terms of promoting good health, social inclusion and active participation
  • Explore the problems individuals with autism may face in terms of discrimination, bullying and access to opportunities and services

All course materials will be delivered to you by post or via email, so it couldn't be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies, so you can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

Boost your career opportunities and equip yourself with the skills you need for your long term success. Home learning is simple and stress-free, so enrol with us today!

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  •  Child Care

     Level 3:

     

    Unit 1: Healthy Living
    • What is a 'healthy lifestyle?'
    • Exercise
    • Healthy eating
    • Activities for young children
    • Wellbeing for children and their families
    Unit 2: Child Care at Home
    • Documentation required for a home child care business
    • Intellectual development
    • Supervision and travel to destinations away from the child care setting
    • Good health and safety practices indoors and outdoors
    Unit 3: Building Positive Relationships
    • Current legal requirements
    • Respecting and valuing individuality
    • How to deal with conflict
    Unit 4: Health Promotion and Development
    • Types of foods that should be avoided
    • Special dietary requirements
    • Childhood chronic diseases and how they can affect development
    • Government guidelines on food and nutrition
    Unit 5: Administrative Procedures within the child care setting  
    • Data Protection Act
    • Keeping accurate and up-to-date information
    • Methods and systems for recording financial information
    • Tax and VAT
    • Storing data
    Unit 6: Development and Learning
    • Using ICT
    • Safety concerns
    • Literacy, language and communication
    • Numeracy, reasoning skills and problem-solving
    • Physical development
    • Personal, social and emotional development
    • Creative development
  •  Understanding Autism

     Level 3:

     

    Unit 1: Introduction to Autism
    • The triad of impairments
    • Communication and social interaction
    • Repetitive and obsessive behaviour
    • Diagnosis
    • Effects
    Unit 2: Supporting individuals with Communication, Social Interaction and Behaviour
    • Legislation
    • Formal and informal networks
    • Communication and social reaction
    • Managing behaviour
    Unit 3: Understanding Sensory Processing Disorder
    • Sensory Processing Disorder
    • Five key senses
    • The vestibular system’
    • Proprioception
    Unit 4: Identifying and understanding other conditions associated with autism
    • Conditions
    • Supporting individuals
    Unit 5: Supporting individuals with autism to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle
    • Poor health
    • Social exclusion
    • Develop plans
    • Social inclusion
    • Safeguarding
    Unit 6: The importance of person-centred values in supporting individuals with autism
    • Person-centred values
    • Person-centred practice

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course), which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 12 months tutor support for each course, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.

  • Study Method

    This course will enable you to work when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Understanding Autism Level 3 by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The courses' depth and study have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

    You will receive a Certificate of Achievement by Training Qualification UK (TQUK) in Child Care Level 3.

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed by TQUK. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course. Although a good standard of English to a level 2 would be beneficial.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course). This bundle is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Certificate in Child Care Level 3 and your Certificate in Understanding Autism Level 3.

What happens if I lose my course pack?

We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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