Who should study this course?
The Edexcel Level 2 BTEC First Certificate is a qualification which offers a bite-sized opportunity for learners to experience a vocational qualification, with an in-sight into Children’s Learning and Development. This will enable learners to progress to a higher level qualification relevant to the sector. This qualification does not license the learner to work with children in any capacity but provides the stepping stones to progress onto further Childcare qualifications.
What content is covered?
1. Understanding Children’s Development
2. Keeping Children Safe
3. Communication with Children and Adults
How will I be assessed?
Assessment is by coursework and practical assessment.
This course is approximately equivalent to two GCSE’s at Grades A* - C
This course takes place at Exeter College on Wednesday afternoons.
Students opting for this course should be working at a level 5 and above for most subjects