Child Development

Caring for Children

Exam Board: CACHE

Course Title: Level 1 Award / Certificate in Caring for Children

Course overview:

This qualification encourages an understanding of the knowledge and the skills needed to care for young children. It covers children’s growth, learning and development. There are a number of units and topics covered in this course and the units will be chosen by the teacher to suit the student’s interests.

Assessment: All units are assessed by the tutor via a portfolio of work and externally moderated by the exam board. This could include tasks such as designing charts or leaflets, coursework or methods such as oral questioning.

Grading system: This is a pass level course

Progression opportunities: Level 2 Child Care course in a post 16 setting