Being employed as a nursery manager requires a high level of knowledge and a wide range of skills. To be able manage a team of professionals and run the business profitably takes a lot of determination and hard work. This is why Nursery Management Level 4 course was designed; to help you to prepare for the big step from being an excellent practitioner to being able to manage and lead a team in a successful day nursery.This course has been designed to teach knowledge that is required to make the move from a nursery practitioner to a management role within an early years setting. In addition to preparing individuals for a managerial position it is also meets the criteria that prepares practitioners for continuous professional development. This course would also benefit room leaders or supervisors by giving them an in-sight into the managerial side of running a child care establishment. The Nursery Management Level 4 would help them to decide whether or not they wanted to make the next step up the career ladder.
It is essential for the smooth running of any business to have an effective management team in place but this is even more important in a child care setting when strict policies and procedures must be followed and an effective manager will need to be aware of how to implement these in addition to managing and motivating staff in order to get the best out of them. The course is tailored to teach the skills required to successfully manage a team of individuals working within the childcare sector.
Unit 1: Communication and management
Appraisals, supervisions and staff records
Disciplinary and grievance
Introduction to recruitment
Unit 2: Health and safety in childcare
Hygiene and food safety
Procedures for illness
First aid requirements
Unit 3: Safeguarding and welfare
Signs, symptoms and indicators of child abuse
Procedures to follow in cases of child abuse
Caring for children who have suffered abuse
Unit 4: The Early Years Foundation Stage
Understand the importance of play
Differentiate between types of learning
Understand how to plan effectively
Unit 5: Observation, Assessments and Planning
Support staff in carrying out effective observations
Complete summative assessments
Support staff in effective planning
Complete transitions to school
Source third party support
Unit 6: Human Resources and Effective Marketing
Understand the importance of staffing
Consider any legal implications
Comply with employer’s obligations
Have an effective employment relationship with staff
Know where to advertise
Understand how to market the business
Monitor effectiveness of advertising
Monitor effectiveness of advertisingThis course is assessed through tutor marked assignments which must be sent to your tutor for marking. You will then be provided with feedback and a mark on your work from your tutor within 5 days. After each assignment has been sent off and marked as complete you will have passed the qualification and will receive your certification.At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course). The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oakwood Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at the Level stated 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 Oakwood Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC 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.
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
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