Qualification

SCQF Level 4

Duration

8 Weeks

Starts

07 Jan 2020

Mode of Study

  • Part-time

Fees

£110

Interests

  • Care

Campus

  • Aberdeen City Campus

Why take this course?

This Unit allows you to develop a basic understanding of the benefits of a variety of types of play to children aged 0–12 years. You will learn how children benefit from a range of play experiences through planning, setting up and reviewing play experiences, either in a real or simulated context. You do not require to have a work placement to complete this Unit but may benefit from visiting early education and childcare settings which offer high-quality child-centred play provision.

This Unit is a mandatory Unit in the National 5 course Early Education and Childcare but is also suitable for candidates wishing to study the Unit on its own.

What you will experience

The Unit is suitable for candidates who may be considering employment in childcare and education. The Outcomes covered in the unit are;

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the benefits of play experiences for children aged 0–12 years
  • Plan play experiences for children aged 0–12 years
  • In a real or simulated context, implement planned play experiences for children aged 0–12 years
  • Evaluate planned play experiences for children aged 0–12 years