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Understanding Common Childhood Ilnesses NCFE Certificate

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


This qualification is great if you're looking to learn more about common childhood illnesses. Whether you look after infants and children as part of your job or in your personal life, this course will give you the knowledge you need to support their development and well-being. As well as learning about common illnesses that occur in childhood, you'll gain insight into providing a safe and healthy environment for babies and children.

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Understanding Domestic Abuse

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


The annual Crime Survey estimates that almost 2.5 Million adults experience domestic abuse each year. In addition, one in five children witness or experience domestic abuse in their childhood. Although it is often an under reported crime, with most cases of domestic abuse kept hidden. The new Domestic Abuse Act 2021 makes prosecuting domestic abuse more straightforward, and offers more protection to those who are being abused, but cases still need to be identified and responses need to be effective. This qualification is for anyone who has a responsibility to respond to domestic abuse or support those experiencing domestic abuse. This includes employers, teachers, health and social care workers and anyone involved in safeguarding vulnerable adults, children or young people.

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Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


In 2019, a total of 5,738 individuals were referred to the Prevent programme, with the education sector accounting for 33% of this number. Anyone wanting to work in local authorities, schools, colleges, uniformed services or health and social care needs to be aware of safeguarding and the Prevent duty and how to include these principles in their day-to-day work practices. This level 2 course will give you a greater awareness of safeguarding and the Prevent duty, the responsibilities and procedures involved, and how to raise concerns effectively.

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Equality and Diversity

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


Britain is a culturally diverse nation that respects and values the differences in people. Companies are legally required to follow a set of practices to tackle discrimination and ensure equality for their employees. If you want to learn about equality and diversity in different contexts, this course will give you a great understanding of the different issues affecting equality and diversity in society today. You will gain an insight into the wide-ranging legislation that's needed to create a workplace centred on fairness, dignity and respect.

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BA (Hons) Children, Schools and Families

Level 6 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This 1 year top up programme builds on your knowledge of working with children and young people across the workforce and will further develop your understanding of the broad range of provision available in the UK and elsewhere. You will examine a range of services, systems, working practices and policies relating to children, schools and families and will cover subject areas such as sociology, psychology, philosophy and education. The programme will prepare you for working with children and young people by integrating theory and practice in preparation for a rewarding career. The assessment opportunities embedded within the modules provide the ability for you to shape your own programme of study to meet your individual interests. The programme is offered either on a full-time basis over one year, or part-time over two years. This provides the choice for you to focus full-time on your studies or to continue to work and study by taking advantage of the flexibility of part-time provision. The degree provides the opportunity to not only up-skill to degree level, but also to develop your knowledge in areas of professional and personal interest. The programme is suited to existing practitioners in the children and young people’s workforce, along with new foundation degree graduates just beginning their career in this sector.

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Creative Writing (Evening)

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne


The purpose of this course is to discover just what it is that you want to write about and then find your own voice in which to write. We start with the assumption that as human beings we naturally have an urge to create and communicate. We will be reading and discussing short stories and life writing extracts, and through a series of exercises and assignments building up our own writing skills. Your writing can become an exciting journey of self-discovery. Enjoy the challenges of experimenting with a variety of ideas and styles. A course to stimulate and gently challenge both new and experienced writers. This is a FREE* course so apply now so you don't miss out! *This course will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the course before. If you have already attended this course and wish to repeat it a fee will apply. Please bring a pad and pen with you. This course runs on a Wednesday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm for 5 weeks. Venue:- Cornwall College Camborne Trevenson Road Pool Redruth TR15 3RD

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BA (Hons) Children, Schools and Families

Level 6 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This 1 year top up programme builds on your knowledge of working with children and young people across the workforce and will further develop your understanding of the broad range of provision available in the UK and elsewhere. You will examine a range of services, systems, working practices and policies relating to children, schools and families and will cover subject areas such as sociology, psychology, philosophy and education. The programme will prepare you for working with children and young people by integrating theory and practice in preparation for a rewarding career. The assessment opportunities embedded within the modules provide the ability for you to shape your own programme of study to meet your individual interests. The programme is offered either on a full-time basis over one year, or part-time over two years. This provides the choice for you to focus full-time on your studies or to continue to work and study by taking advantage of the flexibility of part-time provision. The degree provides the opportunity to not only up-skill to degree level, but also to develop your knowledge in areas of professional and personal interest. The programme is suited to existing practitioners in the children and young people’s workforce, along with new foundation degree graduates just beginning their career in this sector.

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Early Years Educator CACHE Diploma

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This course is designed to meet the needs of motivated, enthusiastic people interested in a career working with children or who wish to progress on to university. This nationally recognised Level 3 course leads to the achievement of Early Years Educator status, recommended by the Department for Education (DfE) as the full and relevant qualification required to undertake such roles as working with children under 5 as a Keyworker in a Nursery or Early Years Foundation Stage setting or as a Teaching Assistant in a Reception class in Primary schools. It is a ‘gateway’ qualification for many other careers within the Children’s Workforce such as Portage Worker, Family Support Worker, SENCO or Children’s Health Support worker.  Those who wish to continue into Higher Education will gain UCAS points which will enable them to progress into careers such as Early Years or Primary Teacher, Social Worker, Speech & Language Therapist or Play Therapist among others. We have past students who are now in management and leadership roles working in a range of employment positions and provisions including Nursery, Pre School and Primary School settings throughout Devon and Cornwall. We aim to set high standards in our teaching in order to ensure that our students when they qualify are striving for outstanding practice in their work settings. We have trained whole staff teams at levels 2, 3, 4 and 5 in settings which, as a result of their excellent practice have been graded by Ofsted as Outstanding.

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British Sign Language Level 1 Award

Level 1 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This Level 1 Award is designed to teach learners to communicate with Deaf people in British Sign Language (BSL) on a range of topics that involve simple, everyday language use. They will gain basic skills and confidence in production and reception of BSL. The specification has been designed using the UK Occupational Language Standards 2010 at Level 1. Level 1 Award in British Sign Language is suitable for those who: * want to learn basic language skills to communicate simple conversations with Deaf people * want to learn new language skills as part of a programme of study * want to progress to more advanced study and/or employment using BSL in the future * are studying for personal development * are parents, family, friends or colleagues of Deaf people. This is an evening course and normally runs from 6.00pm to 8.00pm for 32 weeks. Please note that the course fee for 2022/23 is to be confirmed.

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FdA Child & Family Studies

Level 5 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This new course will be of interest to those already working or volunteering in the sector who wish to expand their knowledge and increase their employment opportunities. It will allow working or volunteering practitioners to learn the theory and strategies of interacting, caring, educating and supporting children, young people and their families in a variety of roles. With a rapidly developing sector, this programme will allow those engaging with a wide range of multi-disciplinary teams to enhance their knowledge, understanding, skills and career opportunities. Opportunities to explore concepts, current issues impacting practice, effective strategies and key ways of working will be offered, throughout. Along with 120 hours in work placement (paid or voluntary), the lectures will provide the conduit to learn the theory which can then be applied to practice. Throughout the course there are opportunities to reflect on practice, try new strategies and focus on new-found practical skills.

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Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard Level 3

Level 2 • Work-based • Cornwall College Camborne


If you love working with children and would like a career in a supporting role in a school, then studying one of our apprenticeships is ideal for you. Helping to look after the educational, social, physical and emotional development of school-age children is incredibly satisfying. So if you have great communication skills, are planned and organised then this career route is ideal for you.

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Technical Certificate in Childcare and Education

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Do you enjoy being around children, have an interest in child development and are patient, caring, enthusiastic and enjoy being creative? But most of all do you have a sense of fun? This one year course will allow you gain practical experience in a childcare setting interacting with children and being part of a professional team whose main aim is to provide a caring and enabling environment. You will take part in a weekly work placement and attend college in order to complete the course. You will take part in practical and theory lessons, in well- equipped classrooms that replicate the childcare settings. Our classrooms are well furnished with sector specific furniture and resources that allow you to explore the world of children in the early years setting. You will learn why children behave the way they do and the theory that supports their development and learning. You will also develop skills to carry out child observations using children who come into college or are in the workplace. An important aspect of being an Early Years Practitioner is learning your roles and responsibilities when with children, so we look at legislation, keeping children safe and working in partnership with others. You will be taught by sector experienced tutors who are there to fully support you in your chosen career.

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Working with Children in Early Years and Primary Settings

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Do you enjoy being around children, have an interest in child development and are patient, caring, enthusiastic and enjoy being creative? But most of all do you have a sense of fun? This one year course will allow you to get hands on in a childcare setting and Primary School, interacting with children and being part of a team whose main aim is to provide a caring and enabling environment. You will take part in a weekly work placement and attend college in order to complete the course. You will take part in practical and theory lessons, in well- equipped classrooms that replicate the childcare and Primary School settings. Our classrooms are well furnished with educational furniture and resources that allow you to explore the world of all ages of children, from learning about nappy changing, to preparing bottles, making nutritious food, to setting up an exciting and educational play environment, and getting creative with arts and crafts and sensory play. You will be taught by sector experienced tutors who are there to fully support you in your chosen career.

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Supporting Teaching And Learning

Level 2 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


The Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning has been designed to provide you with an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school or college environments. This course covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s positive behaviour and communication and professional relationships.

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Supporting Teaching And Learning

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This qualification provides learners with an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children and young people in a school or college environment. The qualification covers elements including children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare and communication and professional relationships.

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BA (Hons) Children, Schools and Families

Level 6 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This 1 year top up programme builds on your knowledge of working with children and young people across the workforce and will further develop your understanding of the broad range of provision available in the UK and elsewhere. You will examine a range of services, systems, working practices and policies relating to children, schools and families and will cover subject areas such as sociology, psychology, philosophy and education. The programme will prepare you for working with children and young people by integrating theory and practice in preparation for a rewarding career. The assessment opportunities embedded within the modules provide the ability for you to shape your own programme of study to meet your individual interests. The programme is offered either on a full-time basis over one year, or part-time over two years. This provides the choice for you to focus full-time on your studies or to continue to work and study by taking advantage of the flexibility of part-time provision. The degree provides the opportunity to not only up-skill to degree level, but also to develop your knowledge in areas of professional and personal interest. The programme is suited to existing practitioners in the children and young people’s workforce, along with new foundation degree graduates just beginning their career in this sector.

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Forest School Leadership Certificate

Level 3 • Part-time • Duchy College Stoke Climsland


Our Level 3 Forest School Leadership Certificate has been designed to provide you with the practical skills, knowledge of learning and development theory, and the essential woodland ecology and management understanding needed to plan and deliver forest school programmes. This qualification prepares you to plan and deliver forest school activities for children, young people or adults in an outdoor learning environment. Successful completion of this course will provide you with the qualification required to gain employment as a forest school leader, in a school environment with outdoor education providers or as an independent practitioner. You will gain understanding of the principles of forest school and the skills required for facilitating outdoor activities using a forest school approach. Outdoor First Aid Training and a Beach School Training Day are included in the cost of this course.

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