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Child Care and Nursery Management Level 3

Course Code: OSC1103
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Gain in-depth knowledge in child care and nursery management, from home! 

Would you like to study Child Care and develop the skills to become a Nursery Manager, too?

If you're thinking of working with pre-school children in a day centre or nursery, this course can help you increase your skills and give you a head start for working towards a managerial role.

  • Explore how to provide a healthy and enriching care environment for toddlers and young children
  • Learn about the nature of children's development and use this knowledge to develop a sound and well-informed approach to child care
  • Ensure your knowledge of health and safety, as well as procedures for safeguarding young children in your care
  • Study how to become an effective and skilful manager of a nursery environment

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 by email.

You can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

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
  •  Nursery Management

     Level 3:

     

    Unit 1: The Management of Nursery Staff
    • Effective communication
    • The appraisal process and logging staff records
    • Disciplinary procedures and grievance issues
    • Employment policies for the recruitment and management of staff
    Unit 2: Safeguarding Children
    • Definition of child abuse
    • Forms of child abuse
    • Policies, legislation and guidelines for safeguarding children
    • Roles and responsibilities of staff
    • Reporting an incident
    • The child protection conference
    Unit 3: Healthy and Safety for Children and Staff
    • Safe working practices in the nursery setting for children and staff
    • Health and safety at different stages of child development
    • Procedures for good hygiene
    • Illness
    • First aid
    Unit 4: The Early Years Foundation Stage: Curriculum and Assessment
    • Types of learning
    • Detrimental issues and learning
    • The importance of differentiation
    • Planning learning with the support of assessments
    Unit 5: Creating a Positive Nursery Environment
    • Observations
    • Summative assessments
    • Referral to third parties
    • Risk assessment
    • Communication for play and learning
    Unit 6: Supporting and Planning Self-Directed Play
    • The play cycle
    • The importance of play for young children
    • Play equipment and space in the nursery setting
    • Outdoor play space
    • Indoor play space
    • Health and safety for the play space

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor. There is no external examination 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. This bundle will take you approximately 160 hours. 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 our amazing tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificates of Achievement in Nursery Management 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 onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

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!

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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    - Michaela-lucy Dixon, Sittingbourne

    The course is really good love it so easy to get stuck in to.

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