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Teaching and Entertaining Pre-School Children Level 2

Course Code: SH024
Course Level: 2

Course Overview

Play is an important element of a child’s life as it teaches them how to interact and develop their social skills.

  • This home learning course will help you to develop your knowledge of how to involve effective play in children’s everyday lives
  • Whether you are a childcare practitioner, a teacher or a parent, this course gives you the help and advice to organise activities that will allow the child to expand their knowledge and imagination
  • Includes a FREE 200-page supplement to help you teach and entertain your children

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

You will have more than enough time to complete your course 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.

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

  • Section 1: The stages of development
    • Physical
    • Intellectual
    • Language
    • Emotional
    • Social
    • Factors which affect growth and development
    Section 2: Observation and assessment of children
    • Types of observation
    • Methods of observation
    • Section 3: Supporting children
    • Gifted children
    • Talented children
    • Exploring the senses
    Section 4: Early numeracy
    • Shape and size
    • Measurements
    • Money
    • Time
    • Section 5: Early literacy
    • Language and communication
    • Linking sounds and letters
    • Reading
    • Writing
    • English as an additional language
  • Section 6: Personal, social and emotional development
    • Forming relationships
    • Sense of community
    • Exploring cultures and religions
    • Equal Opportunities
    • Recognising and dealing with emotions
    • Growing independence
    • Facing up to fears
    • Self-confidence and self-esteem
    Section 7: Physical development, intellectual development and creative development
    • Fresh air and exercise
    • Indoor physical play
    • Outdoor physical play
    • Knowledge and understanding of the world
    • Science and Technology
    • Cooking
    • Feeding the imagination
    • Painting, drawing, printing, collage and model making
    • Music
    • Role play
    Section 8: Prompting safe play
    • Child rights and protection
    • Health and Safety
    • Dangers online
    • Television
    • Guns and toy weapons
    • Bullying

Other Information

  • Assessment

    You will be assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to and marked by your tutor. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies.

  • 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 to you. 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 by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Kendal Publishing (a partner of UKDLP) has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. 

    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 Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end, the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner. 

    ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.   As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

    Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

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?
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • Student study planner
  • Three colour highlighter
  • Student notebook
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
Are there any additional costs?

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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