Nursery Management Level 4

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Working in the childcare industry as a nursery manager requires a good level of knowledge and skills to manage a team of professionals and run the business profitably. This takes a lot of determination and hard work and this Nursery Management Level 4 course helps you to prepare for the step up from being a practitioner to managing and leading a team in a successful day nursery.

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Course Description

About this Course

This course has been designed to teach the knowledge required to make the move from a nursery practitioner to a management role within an early years setting. The course is tailored to teach the skills required to successfully manage a team of individuals working within the childcare sector.

Study Time:100 hours
Enrolment length:12 months
Course Format:Online
Entry Requirements:None Specific

Upon completion of this qualification students are awarded an ABC Awards certificate and an OLC Certificate. All certification fees are included in your course fees.

Qualification

To gain this Nursery Management Level 4 qualification you will need to submit, and pass, all of the tutor marked assignments. There are five assignments in the course and no need to purchase any textbooks as we provide all of the lessons and materials required to learn the syllabus.

All assignments are coursework based and are in an essay/question and answer style to test your knowledge of the topics covered in each of the course sections.

Method

All of our students are given access to our online campus through their own personal login and password. Once logged in you can access your course materials, lessons, resources and assignments in your own time. Assignments are uploaded through your account and the process is easy intuitive. Our online campus includes:

  • 24/7/365 access to all of your course materials- all lessons, assignments and resources are available from the moment you enrol
  • Instant access to your course after you enrol- start studying immediately!
  • Integrated chat and messaging systems so that you can contact your tutor
  • Online assignment uploads to save time in returning marks and feedback.
  • Links to further resources and information available on courses
  • Self-led learning on all courses- study in your own time and work through your assignments at your own pace
  • Safe e-portfolio of your work is kept under lock and key on our secure servers
  • Progress bar to show the work you have completed and how many tasks you still have to complete on your course
  • Detailed help centre with step-by-step instructions on getting the most from your course and how to upload assignments and contact your tutor

Enrolment Length

All of our courses are allocated plenty of time for students to complete their studies and all materials are self-led so that you can complete the course at your own pace. Should you require additional time on one of our courses you can extend your enrolment by 30 days for an additional fee of £60.

As well as this we operate a 14 day money back guarantee on every one of our qualifications- that’s how confident we are of how you will love studying with us!

Course Content

This course assesses the following units:

Unit 1: Communication and Management

  • Communication
  • Appraisals, supervisions and staff records
  • Disciplinary and grievance
  • Introduction to recruitment
  • Inductions

Unit 2: Health and Safety in Childcare

  • Legislation
  • Hygiene and food safety
  • Procedures for illness
  • First aid requirements

Unit 3: Safeguarding and Welfare

  • Signs, symptoms and indicators of child abuse
  • Procedures to follow in cases of child abuse
  • Caring for children who have suffered abuse

Unit 4: The Early Years Foundation Stage

  • The importance of play in the EYFS
  • Areas of learning and development
  • Effective planning

Unit 5: Observation, Assessments and Planning

  • Support staff in carrying out effective observations
  • Complete summative assessments
  • Support staff in effective planning
  • Complete transitions to school
  • Source third party support

Unit 6: Human Resources and Effective Marketing

  • Understand the importance of staffing
  • Consider any legal implications
  • Comply with employer’s obligations
  • Have an effective employment relationship with staff
  • Know where to advertise
  • Understand how to market the business
  • Monitor effectiveness of advertising

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

Support

The most important tool that all of our students have at their disposal is their tutor. When studying for a course with us you are assigned a personal tutor with indepth knowledge and experience in your chosen subject.

You are strongly advised to make use of your tutors expertise and ask questions about the course content. Your assignments are marked by your personal tutor and detailed feedback is given. As well as this your tutor will provide you with pointers and advice on where you can improve- this helps you to get the most from your courses and constantly improve your skills.

Assessments

To pass this course learners must pass 6 assignments. These are completed after navigating through the corresponding lessons and writing your answers to assignment questions. Once these have been read and marked by your personal tutor, feedback and marks are provided to students which contain helpful tips to improve work in future assignments.

ABC Awards

ABC Awards Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course).

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The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oakwood Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at the Level stated against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Oakwood Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

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