Level 4 Diploma in Early Learning and Childcare



Duration Mode:

The programme is available in 2 duration modes:

  • 6 Months
  • 9 Months

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Ideally suited to working professionals

Description

The rationale of the Diploma is to provide recognition for those who wish to develop their own abilities in in the post 16 education and training sector including further education colleges, adult and community education providers, offender education, work-based learning providers, third/voluntary sectors and independenttraining organisations.

The qualification will enable learners to become independent, self-directed learners with tools and motivation to continue learning, developing and reflecting on practice throughout their careers

The Diploma provides the essential knowledge and fundamental understanding of the roles and responsibilities that teaching staff need in relation to legislation, equality, diversity, inclusivity and meeting the needs of learners. The Diploma will enable trainee teachers to use initial and diagnostic assessments and plans to deliver inclusive teaching and learning, assess learning and use appropriate resources to support effective learning. The optional units will prepare trainee teachers to work in a wide range of contexts. This approach gives flexibility and a greater potential to meet the needs of aspiring teachers.

The Level 4 Diploma in Early Learning and Childcare is made up of 37 credits. The overall learning outcomes are:
● Enable Learners to apply analytical and evaluative education and teaching principles in private and public places of learning.
● Enhance analytical, practical and evaluative skillsrelating to teaching and education across all sectors
● Develop the Learner’s ability to recognise and reflect on the process of personal learning and development which facilitates the enhancement of key personal, sociable and other transferable skills.
● Encourage the Learner’s self-reflection, analytical, intellectual and transferable skills.
● Identify understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training.
● Understand how to plan to meet the needs of learners in education and training.
● Understand how to assess learners in education and training
The qualification comprises 9 units. The Learners must complete all mandatory units to achieve 34 credits and then choose a minimum of 6 credits from theoptional units. A minimum of 40 credits is required to achieve the Diploma.

This qualifications is approved and regulated by government regulated body Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) to ensure consistent course quality.
OfQual Qualification Number: 610/0227/6
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Equivalences
This qualification at Level 3 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to GCE AS/A Levels.
Qualification structure
The Level 4 Diploma in Early Learning and Childcare is made up of 9 units for a combined total of 40 credits.

Key facts about

Level 4 Diploma in Early Learning and Childcare

The qualification comprises 9 units. The Learners must complete all mandatory units to achieve 34 credits and then choose a minimum of 6 credits from the optional units. A minimum of 40 credits is required to achieve the Diploma.

Mandatory unit
● Child development and enabling children to learn (9 credits)
● Physical activity and nutrition co-ordination (PANCo) in early years (6 credits)
● Supporting children with additional needs (4 credits)
● Partnership working in early years settings (6 credits)
● Implementing and evaluating change through a research project (6 credits)
● Legal requirements in childcare (3 credits)

Optional units (Choose minimum 6 credits)
● Assessing and planning for children’s changing developmental needs (6 credits)
● Caring for babies (6 credits)
● Caring for children through play out of school (6 credits)

Why Online?

  • Cost effective - Typically UK diploma starts from GBP £3000 per annum, but with online study, you can enjoy saving more than 60% on your educational investment.

  • Practical Content - The coursework is immediately applicable to the careers, and you can earn long-term gains including increase in salary and promotions

  • Study anytime, anywhere - You don't have to attend a College campus, so you can study from anywhere in the world. You can download & submit assignments.

  • Assessments Assessment is via assignment submission

Who is this course for?

Learners who are seeking to progress to higher education to take a Bachelor's degree course in Management. Learners could also progress directly to employment.

The programme is available in two duration modes:


6 Months
9 Months

One of the following:

  • The Learners must possess:
    ● Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or any equivalent qualification
    or
    ● Work experience of 2 years or more in case you do not hold any formal qualification
    and
    ● Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course

The qualification comprises 9 units. The Learners must complete all mandatory units to achieve 34 credits and then choose a minimum of 6 credits from the optional units. A minimum of 40 credits is required to achieve the Diploma.

Mandatory unit
● Child development and enabling children to learn (9 credits)
● Physical activity and nutrition co-ordination (PANCo) in early years (6 credits)
● Supporting children with additional needs (4 credits)
● Partnership working in early years settings (6 credits)
● Implementing and evaluating change through a research project (6 credits)
● Legal requirements in childcare (3 credits)

Optional units (Choose minimum 6 credits)
● Assessing and planning for children’s changing developmental needs (6 credits)
● Caring for babies (6 credits)
● Caring for children through play out of school (6 credits)

The assessment is done via submission of assignment. There are no written exams.

The fee for the programme is as follows:

6 Months - GBP £1499

9 Months - GBP £1199

Please find below available fee payment plans:

6 Months - GBP £1499


● Payment option (a): GBP £499 x 3 monthly instalments
● Payment option (b): GBP £1425 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

9 Months - GBP £1199


● Payment option (c): GBP £239 x 5 monthly instalments
● Payment option (d): GBP £599 x 2 quarterly instalments
● Payment option (e): GBP £1140 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

Please Note:-

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6 Months  -  GBP £1499

● Payment option (a): GBP £499 x 3 monthly instalments
● Payment option (b): GBP £1425 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

9 Months -  GBP £1199

● Payment option (c): GBP £239 x 5 monthly instalments
● Payment option (d): GBP £599 x 2 quarterly instalments
● Payment option (e): GBP £1140 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

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