NVQ 4 in Children's Children's Care, Learning and Development has nine Units. Four of these are mandatory and cover supporting children's development, reflective practice, establishing and developing working relationships and policies, procedures and practices for safeguarding children and inclusion. There are five optional units which are chosen from a list of 29 to best suit your work circumstances and environment.
How is the course taught
You have a range of lectures, discussions and group tasks. Your current and previous experience is valued and drawn on in the sessions.
Assessment is by a mixture of professional discussion, witness testimony, reflective account and direct observation.
Course leads to
You could move on to higher level study or seek promotion in employment.
You study a range of subjects, many of them optional units, which will enhance your practice and that of your setting. Achievement will help your setting meet OFSTED targets for numbers of staff with higher level qualifications.