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Child Care Level 3

Course Code: TQ001
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Boost your knowledge and understanding of Child Care, from home!

  • 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

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

  • 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

Other Information

  • Assessment

    Assessment takes the form of a series of written assignments, which are marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required.

    Course Duration

    You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 100 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

  • Study Method

    You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn 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 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 by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK).

    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.

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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    "I am thoroughly enjoying this course"

    - Emma Steer, Llanelli

    I am studying Child Care Level 3 online and I am thoroughly enjoying this course. I am unable to attend college so using Open Study College is perfect for me, as I can study in my own time. My tutor is always there to help and support me. I would definitely consider doing another course after I have finished this one.

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