Level 4 Diploma in Early Learning and Childcare

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Level 4 Diploma in Early Learning and Childcare

This qualification has been created to further develop practical teaching skills, assessment and the use of resources in education and teaching. This qualification is suitable for:

● Those who work or want to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector
● Learners who have just started a teaching/training role
● Teachers/trainers who are seeking career progression in their area of work
● Those working with learners on a one-to-one basis
● Learners who teach in industry
● Assessors who wish to achieve a teaching/training qualification
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
❯ To view this qualification on OfQual website, please click here

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.


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Entry requirements

  • 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

    OR

Course content

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)

Assessments

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

Fee and Payment Plans


Duration

6 Months
9 Months

Course Fee

The fee for the programme is as follows:

6 Months - GBP £1299
9 Months - GBP £999 * This programme does not have any additional costs.
* The fee is payable in monthly, quarterly, half yearly instalments.
** You can avail 5% discount if you pay the full fee upfront in 1 instalment

Payment plans

6 Months - GBP £1299
● Payment option (a): GBP £433 x 3 monthly instalments
● Payment option (b): GBP £1234 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)


9 Months - GBP £999
● Payment option (c): GBP £199 x 5 monthly instalments
● Payment option (d): GBP £499 x 2 quarterly instalments
● Payment option (e): GBP £949 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

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Qualifi, UK - an Awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator - OfQual.

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