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This qualification is being withdrawn
The operational end date (last date for new starts) of this qualification is 31/07/2021 and the certification end date is 30/09/2021.

Key Facts

Level:
Level 1
Subject Sector:
1.5 Child Development and Well Being
Credits:
2
Qualification No:
601/6083/4
GLH:
12 hours
Total qualification time:
20 hours
Price:
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Age Range:
16-18 & 19+

Qualification purpose

Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area

Qualification Grading Type

Pass

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Why choose this qualification?

    The primary purpose of this qualification is to increase the understanding of brain structure and development in babies so that individuals become more skilled in supporting their own baby’s learning and development.

    For Level 1 Award In How Babies Learn qualification learners will take one mandatory unit which covers the structure and development of the brain in babies, factors affecting brain development in babies and the reflection on the use of play to stimulate babies brain development.

    This qualification is not intended to lead to employment but the knowledge and skills gained would be useful if learners decided to train for and/or seek employment in a job role where they would be responsible for supporting the learning and development of babies, such as a nursery nurse or health visitor. Individuals do not need any prior qualifications or specific levels of attainment but they must be aged 16 or over to take the qualification.

    This qualification could support progression to a qualification in working with children, such as Gateway Qualifications Level 1 or Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Childcare. This qualification is available at two different levels (Levels 1 and 2). Learners are likely to benefit from the Level 1 Award if they have some prior experience of working at Entry 3 and/or Level 1. Training providers should discuss which level would be most appropriate for each individual.

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must achieve the single mandatory unit totalling 2 credits.


    Units

    Mandatory

    Learners must achieve the single mandatory unit totalling 2 credits.

    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    The primary purpose of this qualification is to increase learners understanding of brain structure and development in babies so that individuals become more skilled in supporting your own baby’s learning and development. This qualification is suitable for learners if they wish to develop your understanding of babies’ brains so that they can encourage the baby’s learning through play.


    What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?

    For this qualification learners will take one mandatory unit which covers:

    • The structure and development of the brain in babies
    • Factors affecting brain development in babies
    • Reflection on your use of play to stimulate your baby’s brain development.


    How is this qualification different from other, similar qualifications?

    This qualification could support progression to a qualification in working with children, such as Gateway Qualifications Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Childcare.

    This qualification is available at two different levels (Levels 1 and 2). Learners are likely to benefit from the Level 2 Award if they have some prior experience of working at Level 1 and/or Level 2; individuals training provider will discuss with learner which level would be most appropriate for them.


    Which sector does this qualification support?

    This qualification is not intended to lead to employment but the knowledge and skills gained would be useful if learners decided to train for and/or seek employment in a job role where they would be responsible for supporting the learning and development of babies, such as a nursery nurse or health visitor..


    What are the progression options?

    This qualification could support progression to a qualification in working with children, such as Gateway Qualifications Level 1 or Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Childcare.


    Progression & entry requirements

    Learners do not need any prior qualifications or specific levels of attainment but learners must be aged 16 or over to take the qualification.

    Funding information

    There are now two main sources for funding information, a straightforward ESFA Qualification Search and the more detailed Find a Learning Aim website.

    The new Find a learning aim (FALA) service provides a search tool that you can use to check the funding status of any qualification, framework, unit, standard or T Level:

    View this qualification on the ESFA’s Find a learning aim website

    The Education and Skills Funding Agency search provides funding information on qualifications. It does not provide funding information for units, non-regulated activity and work placements, for this information please use Find a learning aim (FALA).

    View this qualification on the ESFA Qualification Funding Search

    How to find a learning aim

    If you’re not sure how to use the new find a learning aim website, we’ve created a handy walkthrough to help you:

    How to Use: Find a learning Aim


    We have done our best to collate and summarise the key information, and wherever possible we alert our providers to changes in funding policy.

    This funding information is provided in good faith and it is always advisable to check directly with the funding agencies before committing to delivery.

    The following support materials will help you to deliver this qualification.

    Internal Quality Assurance

    Special Considerations and Reasonable Adjustment Forms