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Child Development Level 3


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At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE plus a UK Distance Learning and Publishing Diploma.

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This distance learning Child Development course from UK Distance Learning and Publishing covers the biological and psychological changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence, as the individual progresses from dependency to increasing autonomy.

  • Course Length - 12 Months
  • Award Received - Level 3 Certificate of Achievement by NCFE
  • Course Code: UCLD17
  • Unit 1: Pregnancy
  • Unit 2: Parenthood
  • Unit 3: Development of the Child
  • Unit 4: Diet, Health and Care of the Child
  • Unit 5: Support for the parent and childf Achievement by NCFE
Unit 1: Pregnancy
  • The female reproductive system and the role and importance of the baby’s support systems
  • The causes of infertility
  • The different forms of contraception
  • The importance of a healthy lifestyle
  • How genetically inherited diseases can be managed
  • The possible signs and symptoms of pregnancy and miscarriage
  • The importance of a healthy lifestyle and regular health checks
  • The importance of the birth plan and
  • The signs and stages of labour
  • Pain relief options
  • The medical assistance available during labour
  • The health checks required following the birth of the baby
  • The possible causes for babies crying and the range of solutions available
  • The impact of a new baby on the family
  • The impact for a mother following the birth of her baby
Unit 2: Parenthood
  • The changing nature of the family in today’s society
  • The impact on a child’s development
  • The range of sources of stress and its impact on parenting capacity
  • The realities of planning for a family
  • The essential equipment and clothing needed for a baby and the safety, financial and environmental issues
  • The ability to undertake a ‘risk assessment’ within the home
  • The necessary skills to undertake basic first aid and treatment of minor injuries
Unit 3: Development of the Child

  • The concept of a child’s developmental milestones and factors which can have a positive or detrimental impact on their development
  • The factors that influence a child’s development and what children need to safeguard and promote their welfare
  • Knowledge and understanding of both gross and fine motor skills
  • Intellectual Development
  • Social and Emotional Development
  • Learning and Play
Unit 4: Diet, health and care of the child
  • The nutritional needs for under-5s
  • The nutritional and emotional benefits of breast feeding
  • Sterilisation techniques and the methods of food preparation
  • The ‘behaviours’ behind food refusal in young children
  • The role of parents in understanding the nutritional needs of under- 5s
  • Food allergies and food intolerance
  • The importance of hygiene and appropriate clothing
  • The impact of family and environmental factors on the well-being of children
  • The symptoms of childhood diseases and the support services available
Unit 5: Support for the parent and child
  • The types of child care support available
  • The potential benefits and disadvantages of in-home care v nursery group care
  • Educational and developmental provision
  • The importance and relevance of the Early Years Stage Curriculum
  • The value of partnership working
  • Sure Start and Book Start programmes
  • The role of health visitors in undertaking developmental testing
  • The effects on the family of children with a special need and the support provided
  • The statutory legal requirements for the education of under-5s

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE plus a UK Distance Learning and Publishing Diploma.

Our course has been accredited under our NCFE IIQ Licence and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual's Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

This course has been developed by UK Distance Learning and Publishing which has been accredited with NCFE's Investing in Quality (IIQ) Licence, which is designed to give formal recognition to an organisation's bespoke courses that fall outside the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF).

The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
You will get full tutor support via email
You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.

This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.

You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work and guide you through the course and will assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.