This course is designed to build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth to 19 years. It covers a diverse range of job roles and occupational areas.
This qualification will allow learners to gain a basic knowledge of childcare in early years environments. This includes the value of play, roles and responsibilities of carers and volunteers and the importance of developing links in the local community. It covers working with children up to the age of 5 years. The qualification is aimed at parents and volunteers wishing to participate in the provision made by early years environments, such as pre-schools.