Early Childhood Education and Care Support
Award Type: Major
Credit Value: 90
The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to work under direct supervision, providing assistance and support within an Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) setting and or to progress to further education and training.
To access programmes leading to this award the learner should have reached the standards of knowledge, skill and competence associated with the preceding level of the National Framework of Qualifications.
This may have been achieved through a formal qualification or through relevant life and work experience.
Achievement of this award will enable the learner to transfer to other appropriate programmes leading to awards at the same level of the National Framework of Qualifications.
Achievement of this award will enable the learner to progress to other appropriate programmes leading to awards at the next or higher levels of the National Framework of Qualifications.
Learners who successfully complete this award may progress to a range of different awards.
The grade achieved will be determined by the grades achieved on the component
The total credit value required for this certificate is 90.
This will be achieved by completing:
|Award Code||Title||Level||Credit Value|
All of the following component(s)
|4N1111||Child Development and Play||4||10|
|4N1905||Child Care and Safety||4||10|
The remaining credit value of 10 can be obtained by using programme modules leading to relevant components from the level 4 list below. A maximum of 10 credits may be used from either level 3 or level 5.
|4N1125||Information Technology Skills||4||10|
Components on offer will vary in each term.