Childcare Courses


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Childcare courses, Accredited Childcare qualifications. We are extremely proud of the wide selection of childcare courses that are available for students wishing to learn from home and gain a recognized childcare qualification. Whether you are a complete beginner or wanting increase and improve on knowledge already gained, we have a childcare course which will be appropriate to your requirements. By studying from home the work will be able to be adapted around family or other commitments. Another great advantage is that whichever course is chosen can be started during any month in the year, rather than the usual start in September if the course is being taken at college.
There isn't the need to attend lecturers or tutorials and the student can work at their own speed, knowing that there is full support available from the advisers. Full course material is provided for every childcare course and there is no requirement to have any knowledge before commencing the work. Once the decision has been made to start a childcare course the first thing is to enrol and pay the course fee. All coursework will then be delivered within seven days.
The many benefits available from taking a childcare course from really do mean that the course revolves around the timetable of the student rather than the reverse, which is the usual situation. If, for any reason, it isn’t possible to study when planned, for instance, if a family member is ill or an unexpected emergency crops up, then that work is able to be rescheduled for another day later in the week, or even next week, if necessary. Obviously, once the decision has been taken to start the course it is recommended that the study is regularly undertaken – however, if essential, plans can be changed.

Asperger Syndrome Awareness Level 2 Course

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Aspergers Syndrome Awareness distance learning course: This course has been developed for anyone interested in understanding Aspergers Syndrome and the affect on persons with the condition including friends, relatives or anyone else who may come into contact with people affected within the workplace. 

A great course for qualified practitioners looking to add further knowledge within a specific subject or those students looking to study out of self interest and development. 

Endorsed: Yes
QCF Recognised: No, Equivalent level of learning at level 2
Awarding Body: (TQUK) Training Qualifications UK- Endorsed
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 100 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: Not Applicable

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Autism Awareness Level 2 Course

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Autism Awareness home learning course. Aimed at students looking to develop their awareness of autism when working with autistic individuals. As public awareness of autisms grows this has lead to increased interest in finding out more. This home study course will enable students to familiarise themselves with various approaches whilst developing increased awareness of how to obtain a diagnosis.

The aim of this course is to heighten awareness of the term autism and autism spectrum disorder.

Define autism
Understand the difference between autism and Asperger’s syndrome
Explain the gender differences
Identify conditions related to ASD
Explain how research in other conditions can help research into autism

Endorsed: Yes
QCF Recognised: No, Equivalent level of learning at level 2
Awarding Body: (TQUK) Training Qualifications UK- Endorsed
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 160 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: Not Applicable

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Deaf Awareness Level 2 Course

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Deaf Awareness home learning course: This course provides students with a general intro to deafness. Developed to provide information & strategies that enable those that can hear to understand of range of issues faced by those with a hearing disability. 

Aimed at anyone working within a social or care setting or those with a general interest in this subject. This home study course provides learners with awareness skills that when applied will help reduce the barriers arising with communication difficulties between those who can hear and those with a hearing disability. 

Endorsed: Yes
QCF Recognised: No, Equivalent level of learning at level 2
Awarding Body: (TQUK) - Training Qualifications UK - Endorsed
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 100 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: Not Applicable

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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Level 3 Course

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(FASD) Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Home Study Course. Developed & designed to raise awareness, recognition and appropriate care of children who may have been affected by pre-natal exposure to alcohol. With limited information available regards this condition, this home study course will aid clinicians, teachers, families and anyone working directly to or connected with the care sector. 

This level 3 course covers issues involved in alcohol use during pregnancy including symptoms and developmental outcomes. It looks at neuropathology of FASD, including psychopathy & cognitive functioning. 

Endorsed: Yes
QCF Recognised: No, Equivalent level of learning at level 3
Awarding Body: (TQUK) Training Qualifications UK- Endorsed
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 140 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: Not Applicable

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Special Needs Level 3

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Special Needs Level 3, This (SEN) special needs course is designed for people who work with children and young people in teaching, learning support or child care and who wish to understand the provision of additional support for people with special needs.

The aims of this course are to allow students to develop: 

A knowledge of the nature and range of special needs, and requirement for additional support 
Familiarity with the legal and regulatory framework, and codes of good practice which cover special needs provision 
An understanding of provision of additional support for children and young people 
Methods of working with children and young people who have speech, language and communication needs 
Methods of working with children and young people who experience social, emotional and behavioural difficulties 

Qualification: Additonal Support for Special Needs Award
Endorsed: Yes
QCF Recognised: No, Equivalent level of learning at level 3
Awarding Body: TQUK - Training Qualifications UK - Endorsed
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 100 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: Not Applicable

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NCFE Children & Young Peoples Workforce Level 2 Certificate

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This home study qualification has been developed for people wanting to work in the children and young people’s work force. It is ideal for learners who are just starting out in their career and do not feel ready to take a full Level 3 qualification. An ideal first step for those students looking to progress onto the new early years educator course in the future. 

Suitable for those in full or full or part time learning or employment, it builds the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people from birth up to 19 years. On completion learners will be able to work under guidance, in a wide range of job roles 

This course combined with placement/superior supervision can be completed from home at your own pace. Lifestyle learning offers true flexibility.

Qualification: Level 2 Certificate in Children & Young Peoples Workforce 
Accredited: Yes
QCF Recognised: Yes at level 2
Awarding Body: NCFE 
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 320 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: 35

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Early Learning & Childcare Level 3 Dip (Early Years Educator)

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Diploma in Early Learning & Childcare (Early Years Educator) course:Students wanting or planning to work within the childcare sector with children ages 0-5 years will require relevant quaifications approved by OFSTED and regulated by OFQUAL. Working in an unsupervised capacity requires a level 3 competence based recognised qualification. This distance learning course combined with placement work & assessment offers exactly that!

The early years educator qualification meets the requirements for students aiming to work in the child care sector in the UK. This course provides evidence of knowledge, understanding and competence to work in this sector. 

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Early Learning & Childcare (Early Years Educator)
Accredited: Yes
QCF Recognised: Yes at level 3
Awarding Body: Lifetime Awarding
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 310 Hours - 24 Months Max Support
Credit Value: 67

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Child Psychology Level 3

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This Child Psychology level 3 home learning course can be completed from the comfort of your own home at your own pace at a time to suit you!. Complete as quickly or as slowly as you want. The course comes with unlimited support and materials provided.

Parents, teachers, nurses, indeed all of us, being exposed to young children at one time or another, can enrich both our social experience and that of children by understanding children and the developmental processes they experience. This course would be of value to anyone who works or lives with children and an ideal course for teachers wanting to get some background information on the psychological understanding of the "Little people".

Qualification: Child Psychology Award
Accredited: Yes
QCF Recognised: No, Equivalent level of learning at level 3
Awarding Body: TQUK - Training Qualifications UK - Endorsed
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 60 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: Not Applicable

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Child Psychology Level 3

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This Child Psychology level 3 home learning course can be completed from the comfort of your own home at your own pace at a time to suit you!. Complete as quickly or as slowly as you want. The course comes with unlimited support and materials provided.

Parents, teachers, nurses, indeed all of us, being exposed to young children at one time or another, can enrich both our social experience and that of children by understanding children and the developmental processes they experience. This course would be of value to anyone who works or lives with children and an ideal course for teachers wanting to get some background information on the psychological understanding of the "Little people".

Qualification: Child Psychology Award
Accredited: Yes
QCF Recognised: No, Equivalent level of learning at level 3
Awarding Body: TQUK - Training Qualifications UK - Endorsed
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 60 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: Not Applicable

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Starting a childcare business Level 3

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This home study course will arm students looking to start a childcare business from home with all the knowledge required to set up and manage a successful business. The child care sector is highly regulated and students need to ensure they know what is required before commencing on the exciting journey of becoming their own boss. 

Upon completion students will know exactly what requirements and standards they must meet to to be able to set up a child care business. The course provides substantial knowledge and understanding of good practice enabling students to meet the current standards.

The course is endorsed by ABC awards and can be completed entirley from home without the need for attendance or placement work. Enrol online today and be studying within days!

Qualification: Starting a Childcare Business Award
Accredited: Yes
QCF Recognised: No, Equivalent level of learning at level 3
Awarding Body: ABC- QLS Awards
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 60 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: Not Applicable

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Special Needs (SEN) Level 2 course

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This level 2 course in Supporting Special Needs is a must for any student looking to move into caring or working with children. This very rewarding but demanding distance learning course will offer you everything required to enhance your career or help you make massive strides if considering entering this line of work.

This course covers all the underpinning knowledge required for special needs modules on Early Years courses.
The course is written in an accessible style, so that even difficult areas such as the legal framework will be easily understood.
Provides an overview of the full range of special needs, including physical, behavioural and learning difficulties.
Offers practical advice on how to integrate children with special needs in mainstream provision.
Includes case studies to heighten awareness of issues and to promote individual evaluation skills.

Qualification: Supporting Special Needs Award
Accredited: No.
QCF Recognised: No,
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 100 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: Not applicable

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Childminding Level 3 Course

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This Childminding Level 3 Course modules cover all of the developmental needs of children in some detail, including their physical needs such as the types of food that are best for them (and nutritional guidelines), the benefits of adequate rest and sleep, learning through play and common childhood illnesses. It addresses their psychological needs too – love, security, positive reinforcement of behavior – and education.

The course goes on to explore issues surrounding behavior management, child abuse and the legal framework, and your roles and responsibilities as a care provider, counsellor or parent. It also discusses and informs on the complexities of the various agencies and legislative frameworks in place to protect children. Developing positive working relationships, and the subtleties of communicating with children are also covered.

The final section addresses the business aspects of working as a childminder, including deeper explanation of the legal responsibilities mentioned earlier, the need for registration with appropriate authorities and becoming a member of the NCMA (National Child Minding Association). Health and safety issues, drawing up contracts and agreements, and such matters as how to determine the number of children you can care for in various situations, are dealt with to complete the package

Qualification: Childminding Award
Accredited: Yes
QCF Recognised: No, Equivalent level of learning at level 3
Awarding Body: Focus Awards - FQP
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 100 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: Not Applicable

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Early Years Foundation Level 3 Course

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The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) became effective in all early years settings from September 2012. From this date it will be compulsory for all providers of early years and child care settings to deliver the EYFS framework. This course provides guidance for practitioners on meeting the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework and it aims to provide useful advice and detailed information for supporting children’s learning and development. The course covers child development, relationships and environment and offers useful hints on planning and resourcing together with ‘reflective practitioner’ exercises throughout which test the knowledge and understanding of the learner.

The principles of the EYFS, which guide the work of all early years practitioners, are grouped into four themes these being:

A unique child
Positive relationships
Enabling environments
Learning and development

Qualification: Early Years Foundation Award
Accredited: Yes
QCF Recognised: No, Equivalent level of learning at level 3
Awarding Body: IQ- Industry Qualifications
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 100 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: Not Applicable

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