Level 3 Award in Preparing Home Based Childcare
Who is it suitable for?
The qualification is suitable for learners wishing to work as: •childminders •childminding assistants •nannies •au pairs •other childcarers in home based settings.
What are the entry requirements?
Learners should be at least 16 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements.
How is it assessed?
This qualification will be internally assessed using a range of assessment methods. This could include a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task.
Do you need to have access to practical placement?
This is a knowledge-only qualification; therefore, no placement in a real work environment in required.
How long does it take to complete?
It is possible to complete this qualification in 2 weeks (full time).
Although it does not provide direct progression, the subjects covered in this Award make a useful introduction to our Early Years Educator qualifications.