Children’s Rights, Legislation and Regulation
The purpose of this module is to introduce learners to children’s rights, essential legislation, regulations and frameworks, enabling learners to work effectively under direction with children, their families and all stakeholders within a range of ELC settings.
Early Childhood Growth and Development
This module examines the theories of growth and development in early childhood and explores how they are applied in a childcare setting. Learners also explore factors impacting on the holistic development of the child and the role of the adult in promoting development and learning.
Curriculum, Play and Creative Studies
This module examines education and learning during early childhood. Learners will explore and engage with a variety of curricular approaches, through mediums of play and creative opportunities, encompassing diversity, identity and cultural contexts.
Understanding and Assisting Children with Additional Needs
Within this area, the learner will study a variety of additional needs and explore skills and strategies to promote an inclusive and accessible environment within the early years setting in line with best practice guidelines.
Holistic Care of Children (Birth to Six Years)
The aim is to provide the learner with knowledge, skills and competence required for the holistic care, wellbeing, safety and health of babies, toddlers and young people in the ELC setting.
Professional Practice Placement in Early Learning and Care
This module includes preparation for professional practice placement along with the placement (work experience) itself. Communication and teamwork along with an introduction to writing, research and document production skills and reflective practice will be taught.