Level 1 Award in Caring for A Child/Children
Who is it suitable for?
Anyone who wants to develop parenting and life skills, including those with special educational needs or where English is an additional language.
What are the entry requirements?
You should be at least 14 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements.
How many credits are required to complete it?
The Award requires 9 credits.
How is it assessed?
It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include tasks set by us such as designing charts or leaflets, or methods such as oral questioning.
Do you need to be working to take this qualification?
No, as it is a knowledge only qualification.
How long does it take to complete?
You can usually complete the Award in a year or less.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
The Entry Level Certificate in Caring for a Child / Children, Level 1 in Caring for Children qualifications or the Level 1 Personal and Social Development qualifications as they share some units with this qualification. Credits achieved from these units can be transferred over and count towards the next qualification.
This qualification does not qualify you to work but do support you in preparing for your next steps, either in training or moving towards work.