NCFE CACHE Level 4 Award in Promoting Health and Well-Being Through Physical Activity and Nutrition Co-Ordination in the Early Years


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NCFE CACHE Level 4 Award in Promoting Health and Well-Being Through Physical Activity and Nutrition Co-Ordination in the Early Years

Ref: 603/5239/5
Sector: Health, Public Services and Care, Children and Young People, Early Years Educator

Level: Level 4
Minimum Entry Age: 18
GLH: 29
TQT: 37

Awarding body: NCFE
Course Price:

Unit Overview:

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification is designed for learners to examine the benefits of physical activity and the importance of diet to the health and well-being of babies, children and their families.

This qualification will support learners through a reflective cycle of continuous improvement to practice in own setting. They will work with staff, parents and carers, and other professionals, to make positive change for the health of babies and children, in the role of a Physical Activity and Nutrition Co-ordinator (PANCo).

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 18 and over, who are currently employed as an early years Level 3 practitioner.

It would suit learners in preparation to take on the specialist role of a Physical Activity and Nutrition Co-ordinator (PANCo).

What are the entry requirements?

Entry is at the discretion of the centre. However, learners should be aged 18 or above to undertake this qualification. Learners must already hold a full Level 3 early years/childcare qualification.

If learners do not currently hold a full Level 3 early years/childcare qualification but are interested in finding out more about the PANCo role as CPD, please speak with your External Quality Assurer.

How is this qualification structured?

This qualification is made up of one mandatory unit.

Do you need to be working to take this qualification?

This is a work-based qualification. Learners must be employed in an early years setting at Level 3 to complete this qualification.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to the:

• Level 4 Certificate for the Early Years Advanced Practitioner
• Level 5 Diploma for the Early Years Senior Practitioner.

This qualification will also prepare learners for further study of early years in higher education.

Career opportunities

Learners could progress to the following job roles and responsibilities:

• Physical Activity and Nutrition Co-ordinator (PANCo)
• Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO)
• internal progression at a higher level, including those with management responsibilities
• leadership, mentoring, supervision and management opportunities.

Distance or online training is available.

Ask about payment plan or student loan.

For more information visit our website
or speak to an advisor on: 020 3475 9775.

This course can be done remotely online with an assigned tutor and assessor.
A work placement will be required but can be arranged.

East London branch: 3 Oakfield House, Ilford, Essex IG11EF

About The Course

Deadline 30 December 2023
Offer Type Online and Distance Learning
Category S-Healthcare
Sector Healthcare
Qualification Level Level 4-7
Total Units
Awarding Body NCFE
Duration At your own pace
Delivery Route Online Course Only
Career Level Student
Available to Start Immediately

Funding and Eligibility

Price for students not eligible for funding (if applicable)
Deposit Required Can be negotiated based on your current circumstances
Experience Required None
Previous Qualification Required None Required
Course Pathway Courses for both Work & University Progression
Course Funding Options Self-funded - Payment Plan Available
Payment Plan Yes
DBS Required Yes
Allowance Available Other - Can be Discussed
Social Services - Service Users Not Applicable
Suitable for Those on Benefits Yes - Universal Credit

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