In KS4 students are able to study a new and exciting qualification for St. Luke's Academy - CACHE Level 1 Certificate in Caring for Children.
This course is designed to stimulate interest and encourage the learners' understanding of the skills and knowledge needed to care for a child. The course will prepare students for the world of work, it will provide a good starting point for other qualifications such as NVQs and can start them off on the right steps to a great career. The units cover both personal development and the development and growth of babies and young children. They also explore:
• the value of a healthy lifestyle and diet
• communication and learning
• aspects of play
• the importance of building children's confidence
• human lifespan from birth to the elderly.
Students will complete a range of units and produce a portfolio of evidence. The course will teach many skills needed in everyday life including:
• research skills
• ICT Skills
• Presentation skills
• Organisational skills