Child Development (CACHE) Level 2

Why study CACHE?

A perfect course to prepare for Level 3, placements & working with children. The course offers you:

  • an awareness of learning styles
  • a basic introduction in to working with children in a variety of settings
  • an understanding of roles and responsibilities when working in a setting
  • an understanding of Equality and Diversity within a childcare setting
  • a basic understanding of the stages and sequence of child development
  • an introduction to observing children and how it supports development
  • an introduction to the influences that affect holistic development
  • an introduction to everyday care routines and the types of activities that can support the development of independence an introduction to supporting children through transition.

What will I study?

  • Unit 1: An introduction to working with children aged 0-5 years
  • Unit 2: Development & well-being of children aged 0-5 years
  • Unit 3: Child care & development of children aged 0-5 years

What happens in lessons?

A range of learning activities that are tailored to suit the needs of students including:

  • Class discussion
  • Looking at case studies
  • Role play
  • Independent research & working on controlled assessments

How will I be assessed?

  • Two controlled assessments (over the course of two years)
  • One multiple choice examination at the end of Y11

What skills will I need?

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Be able to analyse information & come to conclusions
  • Identify, gather & evaluate information