Caring for Children (4237)

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2016
These qualifications provide an introduction to caring for children and help develop the skills and knowledge learners need to care for children.
Learners will cover topics such as communicating with children, engaging children through activities, supporting learning and planning for the care of children's physical and emotional needs.
These qualifications are suitable for anyone wanting to gain knowledge and skills in caring for children
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Achieving this qualification can help to develop your skills when caring for children.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Once you've completed the Diploma, you could advance to the Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce (4227) or Intermediate Apprenticeship in Children and Young People's Workforce (9735)

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To assess these qualifications you will need qualified assessors - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

To find all the resource requirements for assessment and delivery, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Centres currently approved to offer the 3249-01 will gain automatic approval to offer the 4237 suite of qualifications.

Level 1

This level is ideal if you're looking to gain knowledge and skills in caring for children. 

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Achieving this qualification can help to develop your skills when caring for children.

Level 1 Award in Caring for Children (4237-01)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 1 Award in Caring for Children

  • Accreditation No: 600/8742/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 10 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 85 - 92 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Certificate in Caring for Children (4237-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 1 Certificate in Caring for Children

  • Accreditation No: 600/8583/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 26 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 229 - 242 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Diploma in Caring for Children (4237-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017 Supportive services: Learning Assistant

Level 1 Diploma in Caring for Children

  • Accreditation No: 600/8546/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 37 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 321 - 350 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Additional information for centres

Learning Assistant

LEARNING ASSISTANT IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS QUALIFICATION

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Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

By clicking on the section headings below, you can access a variety of documents such as the qualification handbooks and assessment materials, Statements of Purpose, and recognition letters from industry and employers.

Some documents may be password protected. Passwords can be retrieved by logging in to WalledGarden.com and visiting the Administration section of the relevant qualification catalogue page.

Interested in delivering this qualification?

Find out more about how to become an approved City & Guilds centre or fill out our online customer application form