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Distance Learning Centre – www. distance-learning-centre.co.uk
CHILD CARE LEARNING &
DEVELOPMENT COURSE –
NCFE LEVEL 3
The Child Care Learning & Development NCFE Level 3 Course is
designed for people who seeking to work in the child care sector.
Anyone wishing to embark on a career in child care will benefit and it
provides a route to the formal qualifications required to work in the
The course is ideal for all students wishing to work within a Nursery or
similar Child Minding environment.
The course covers not only the care of children but also providing for
children's development and learning needs through to the age of 11.
On successful completion of the course you will receive a recognised level
3 award (Comparable to working at A Level or NVQ Level 3).
You can spread the payments
for this course over 4 monthly
payments. 1 initial payment of
£100.00, followed by 3 monthly
payments of £50.00.
Paper Based Course Materials
Approximate Study Time:
100 Hours of Self Study
The aims of this course are to allow students to develop:
• An understanding of the role of learning and development in child care settings, and the legislative
context within which child carers operate.
• An understanding of the personal and interpersonal skills required of a child carer at this level.
• An understanding of early education frameworks.
The course is split into the following 5 Units:
¾ Unit One - Principles and Values Underpinning Work with Children and
the Protection and Promotion of Children’s Rights.
The following topics are covered: Principles and values in the sector, children’s
rights and legislation, child protection and personal Development.
¾ Unit Two - The provision of healthy, safe and secure environments for children.
The following topics are covered: Health and safety, risk assessment, emergencies, illness and acci