Nursery Management Level 3

Course code: ABC526
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Childcare has become an increasingly popular career choice in recent years. Study our nursery management level 3 course, from home!

  • Study how to manage nursery staff effectively, including communication, recruitment policies and appraisal processes.
  • Understand how to safeguard children in the setting and the legislation involved.
  • Learn how to create a positive nursery environment and ensure the health and safety children and staff alike.
  • Improve your knowledge of the importance of play for young children, including indoor and outdoor play.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraging learners to select online study as the delivery of study packs is likely to be delayed. For those students who still wish to select study pack, we are providing free e-learning access, where available, to avoid any interruption of study. These students will receive access to our e-learning platform within 24 hours, and their study pack will follow in due course. Students who wish to study online only, are unaffected and will receive their e-learning access within 24 hours.

Course Overview

This course has been designed to meet the needs of those wishing to enter a management-level career in a nursery or pre-school childcare setting.

All nursery and pre-school environments require good management to provide the best possible care for young children, which is where this course can help you!

Understand how you can be a well-informed, effective manager in a child-care setting in this level 3 course.

This course will allow you to study the convenient way! You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

You choose whether you want to study this course online or as a paper-based hard copy. All your course materials will then be delivered to you by post or email, so it couldn’t be simpler. Our experienced and friendly tutors are there to help you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Duration

Up to one year

Study Hours

Approximately 80 hours

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments

Course Content
  • Effective communication
  • The appraisal process and logging staff records
  • Disciplinary procedures and grievance issues
  • Employment policies for the recruitment and management of staff
  • 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
  • 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
  • Types of learning
  • Detrimental issues and learning
  • The importance of differentiation
  • Planning learning with the support of assessments
  • Summative assessments
  • Referral to third parties
  • Risk assessment
  • Communication for play and learning
  • 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
Extra Info

Assessment

The Nursery Management course is assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. 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 80 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 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 from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the ABC Awards and Certa Awards website.

This course has been benchmarked at level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Q&As

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

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card 
  • FREE CV writing service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • *Student study planner
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

Once we receive your work, we will mark it and return it to you. On successful completion of the course you will achieve Nursery Management Level 3.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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If you are interested in and you’re looking for a more flexible approach to learning that fits around your life - this is the ideal course for you. Enrol online today by clicking below or speak to one of our advisers for more information.

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