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Diploma in Caring For Children and Young People - Level 2

14 Days Free Trial |Endorsed by ABC Awards | 365 Days Access | TOTUM card is available | Online, self-paced


South London College

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Offer ends 11 August 2020
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Online, self-paced
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30 Hours
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365 Days
Qualification
No formal qualification
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Endorsed by ABC Awards
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Overview

To our learners

The Corona Virus (COVID-19) outbreak is one of the most potent threats that is endangering human lives every moment. We are indebted to the healthcare workers battling the disease on the front lines with complete self-sacrifice for our wellbeing.

To our learners

The Corona Virus (COVID-19) outbreak is one of the most potent threats that is endangering human lives every moment. We are indebted to the healthcare workers battling the disease on the front lines with complete self sacrifice for our wellbeing.

Does your work involve children? Or are you aspiring to work with children? If so, this Diploma in Caring for Children and Young People – Level 2 should hold your attention. This diploma course is developed to guide you on how to care for children and young people and is ideal if you wish to get into or already in the childcare or related industry. This course, with its 5 detailed modules, will make working with children comparatively easy, given you have a basic knowledge in childcare or child development.

It is important to take over various duties and responsibilities while working with children to ensure a safe environment. These duties and responsibilities, along with the role of a childcare professional, will be discussed in depth though this course, after which you will be guided on how to create a safe and secure environment for children by promoting various safety measures. This course will also cover various accidents that could happen in a childcare setting and the measures one can take to avoid them.

The other aspect that has to be keenly observed by a childcare professional is the health and nutritional intake of children and young people. This course will go a great extent to help you understand the importance of nutrition, health and balanced diets in children, followed by guidelines on how to ensure adequate nutritional intake and hygienic practices in children. This esteemed certification is a guaranteed way to get a high paying, progressive job role in childcare or a related industry.

. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. 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 demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

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*South London College is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Global Edulink

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Achievement

Endorsed by ABC Awards

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Description

You will be Eligible for 14 days immediate access to an Accredited Course from South London College.

  • Check the suitability of the course compared to your requirement.
  • Free 14 day temporary access to Study materials and more.
  • You can upgrade temporary access to fully paid access at the end of or before 14 days.
  • Complete your qualification and upgrade your skills to advance your career
  • No Commitment. No Credit Card required for the 14 Days access.

What Will I Learn?

  • Gain a clear understanding of the job role as someone caring for children and young people and the responsibilities surrounding this role.
  • Learn how to create a safe and secure environment for children.
  • Promote safety measures and safeguard children from accidents.
  • Gain an understanding of nutrition and healthy and balanced diets for children.
  • Promote health and hygiene in children and young people.
  • Gaining a qualification in learning to care for children will enable individuals to have a career in this field.

Course Curriculum

Module 1: Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People

Unit 01 - Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 1

  1. Best interests
  2. Non-discrimination
  3. Views of the child
  4. Multi-agency working
  5. The community
  6. Safeguarding children’s board
  7. A child in need
  8. E-safety
  9. Mobile phones

Unit 02 - Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 2

  1. Caring for sick children
  2. Procedures for children with allergies
  3. Procedures for children with allergies
  4. Oral medication
  5. Lifesaving medication & invasive treatments
  6. Procedures for children who are sick or infectious
  7. Reporting of ‘notifiable diseases’
  8. Hiv/aids/hepatitis procedure
  9. Nits and head lice
  10. First aid
  11. Assessing the situation
  12. Assessing the casualty
  13. Breathing for the casualty
  14. Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (cpr)
  15. The recovery position
  16. Common injuries, how they are caused and how to treat them
  17. Bleeding
  18. Accidental
  19. Poisoning
  20. Burns or scalds
  21. Falls
  22. Drowning
  23. Allergic
  24. Febrile convulsions
  25. Common illnesses, symptoms and treatment
  26. High temperature
  27. Meningitis
  28. Glass test
  29. Chickenpox
  30. Recording accidents and emergencies
  31. Personal emergency plans - childminders
  32. Personal emergency plan
  33. Emergency procedure
  34. Fire drills and evacuation procedures
  35. Evacuation plan
  36. Security incidents
  37. Maintaining children’s safety and security on premises
  38. Missing children
  39. Missing child

Unit 3 - Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People – Part 3

  1. Types, signs and symptoms of child abuse
  2. Physical abuse
  3. Bruising
  4. Sexual abuse
  5. Emotional abuse
  6. Neglect
  7. Helping children to protect themselves against abuse
  8. Abuse of children with disabilities
  9. Monitoring, assessing and recording abuse
  10. Bullying
  11. The victim
  12. Recognition of bullying
  13. How you can help a child who is being bullied?
  14. Strategies which could be used to help a child who is being bullied
  15. Spotting the signs of bullying
  16. Self-harming
  17. Childminders –protecting yourself when working alone
  18. Why childminders are vulnerable against allegations
  19. How to protect yourself and your family from allegations
  20. Working in partnership with parents
  21. Respecting confidentiality and information sharing

Module 2: The Importance of Play for Early Learning

  1. Introduction
  2. Growth and development
  3. Factors which affect growth and development
  4. Types of play
  5. Exploratory play
  6. Physical play
  7. Imaginative play
  8. Competitive and non-competitive games and activities
  9. Enjoying books and reading
  10. The role of the adult in providing play

Module 3: Use Food And Nutrition Information To Plan A Healthy Diet

  1. Introduction
  2. The main food groups
  3. The eat well plate
  4. Childhood health problems associated with being verweight
  5. Good health and five a day recommendations
  6. Body mass index
  7. Food hygiene and food safety – good hygiene practices in the kitchen
  8. Shopping for food
  9. Best before’ and ‘use by’ dates
  10. Storing food safely’s and don’ts of refridgeration
  11. Food poisoning
  12. Nutrition for children from birth to 16 years–weaning and feeding babies
  13. Breast feeding
  14. Bottle feeding
  15. Healthy eating for children between 1 and 3 years
  16. Healthy eating for pre-school children between 3 and 5 years
  17. Healthy eating for school age children between 6 and 12 years
  18. Healthy eating for teenagers
  19. Key nutrients and vitamins – benefits and limitations of key nutrients
  20. Carbohydrates – macronutrient
  21. Protein – macronutrient
  22. Fats – macronutrient
  23. Minerals – micronutrients
  24. Non-nutrient foods
  25. He balance of good health (bgh)
  26. Improving nutrition and reducing health problems in children
  27. Planning healthy meals and snacks
  28. Seven day menu plan for a child aged eight years
  29. Planning snacks
  30. Digestion - the structure of the digestive system
  31. Changes that occur to food as it passes through the digestive system
  32. Food labels
  33. High, medium and low fat, sugar and salt content
  34. The complexity of food labels
  35. Dietary changes –factors influencing people’s food choices
  36. Barriers to dietary change
  37. Diabetes
  38. Food allergies and intolerances
  39. Identifying help and support
  40. The principles of exercise

Module 4: Young Children's Development

  1. The development of children from birth to six years
  2. Factors influencing a child’s development
  3. Antenatal
  4. Marriage or relationship problems of the child’s parents
  5. The environment the child is brought up in
  6. Any health problems the child may suffer
  7. Inappropriate or inadequate simulation
  8. Learning difficulties
  9. Loss or bereavement of a close family member
  10. Sensory impairment
  11. Behaviour
  12. The basic needs of a child
  13. The role of the key person
  14. Important key terms to remember
  15. Important key terms to remember: ‘the three “r”s’
  16. Working in partnership with professionals
  17. A unique child + positive relationships + enabling environments = learning and development

Module 5: Accident Prevention and Fire Safety When Babysitting

  1. Identifying possible risks in the setting
  2. The hall, stairs and landing
  3. The kitchen
  4. The living room
  5. The bedrooms or sleeping areas
  6. The bathroom and toilet
  7. Risk assessment checklist for the hall, stairs & landing

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Diploma in Caring for Children and Young People Level 2 you will be evaluated through written assignments. In order to complete this programme successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-03771

Awarding body (Accreditation)

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer 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.

Who is this course for?

  • Nursery Workers and Nursery Nurses
  • Child Minder and Nanny
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about how to care for children and young people

Requirements

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification in any discipline.

Career path

  • Nursery Worker- £7.34 per hour
  • Childcare Worker – £7.40 per hour
  • Day Care Worker – £7.44 per hour
  • Nanny – £9,68 per hour
  • Babysitter – £7.44 per hour

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Linda asked:

Other than the basic price are there any other expenses? Thank you,

Answer:

Dear Linda Thank you very much for your query. There are no extra or hidden chargers. Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price. Regards, Student Support Team.

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Nikili asked:

Are the certificates at an extra charge and how much would that be for hardcopy ? I`m not from the UK, would posting be a problem? Thank you.

Answer:

Dear Nikili Thank you very much for your query. Please contact the servic provider to be aware about the price for overseas postal charge. An dit is possible for you to get it posted overseas with a small subscription. Regards, Student Support Team.

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Tierney asked:

A bit confused it says that you have access What are they referring to when they say you have 14 days access to the course media??

Answer:

Dear Sir/Ma'am Thank you very much for your query. You will get Free 14 day temporary access to Study materials, and then you can upgrade temporary access to fully paid access at the end of or before 14 days. Hurry up to grab the discount, as it ends soon. Regards, Student Support Team.

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Tierney asked:

With this course once i complete it will i be qualified to work in a nursery?? And is it an official qualification???

Answer:

Dear Tierney Thank you very much for your query. This is a well recognized qualification . The Career path as follows Nursery Worker- £7.34 per hour Childcare Worker – £7.40 per hour Day Care Worker – £7.44 per hour Nanny – £9,68 per hour Babysitter – £7.44 per hour Hurry up to grab the discount, as it ends soon. Regards, Student Support Team.

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Asia asked:

Hello, I am very interested in this course, can I do it without going through level 1? It seems very complete

Answer:

Dear Sir/Ma'am Thank you very much for your query. Yes you can enroll. Tutor support will be given. And this is designed for Nursery Workers and Nursery Nurses Child Minder and Nanny Anyone who wants to learn more about how to care for children and young people Hurry up to grab the discount. As it ends soon. Regards, Student Support Team.

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Ligia asked:

Please clarify the requirements, what does it mean "A recognised qualification in any discipline." Thank you.

Answer:

Dear Ligia Thank you very much for your query. That is if you have qualified in any scope of studies we assume that you are capable enouh to follow this course. Regards, Student Support Team.

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Nikili asked:

Thank you for your response, but - how much do hardcopy diploma s for this course cost?

Answer:

Dear Nikili Thank you very much for your query. Only out side uk hard copy certificates will be charged. Regards, Student Support Team.

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