Clifton Childminder

Karen Humble 01159 747536

Childminding & Babysitting Services

NVQ Level 3 CCLD (Children's Care, Learning and Development)

Course completed on September 8th 2010

This course was worked around my family life, working hours and is home based, with an NVQ assessor visiting me during working hours or hours to suit my needs.

This course is run by –  ( NULL. NULL./http://www NULL.corfieldeducation

Trainer – @home childcare

Information about the course

The Level 3 CCLD is an NVQ (National Vocational Qualification) for people who are working in childcare. It continues your professional development from Level 2 awards and acts as a stepping-stone in your career. You can complete it if: You are working in face-to-face roles with children, young people (aged 0-16 years) and families, either supervising others or working unsupervised.

Course content

The Level 3 CCLD is made up of 9 units – 5 mandatory units and 4 option units. You need to complete all 9 units to achieve the full certificate.The mandatory units are:

CCLD 301 Develop and promote positive relationships

CCLD 302 Develop and maintain a healthy, safe and secure environment for children

CCLD 303 Promote children’s development

CCLD 304 Reflect on and develop practice

CCLD 305 Protect and promote children’s rights

The optional units that you choose should relate to your current work role. The optional units I will be doing are:

CCLD 307 Promote the health and physical development of children

CCLD312 Plan and implement positive environments for babies and children under 3 years

CCLD316 Maintain and develop a childminding business

CCLD320 Care for children at home

My NVQ3 handbook:- (http://www NULL.cache NULL.pdf)

This is currently an optional course available to childminders but from 2012 ALL childcare provider will need a level 3 or higher.