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View Unit : Work with babies and young children to promote their development and learning.

Unit
Unit Reference Number
A/601/0121
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Work with babies and young children to promote their development and learning.
Unit Level
Level 3
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
45
Unit Credit Value
6
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
1.5 Child Development and Well-Being
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

Assessment of Learning Outcomes 2, 4 and 5 must take place in a real work environment.

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Understand the development and learning of babies and young children

1.1

. Explain the pattern of development in the first three years of life and the skills typically acquired at each stage

1.2

. Explain:

• how development and learning are interconnected

• how and why variations occur in rate and sequence of development and learning

• that learning may take place in different ways.

• the importance of play

1.3

. Explain the potential effects on development, of pre conceptual, pre birth and birth experiences

1.4

. Explain the impact of current research into the development and learning of babies and young children

2

Be able to promote the development and learning of babies and young children

2.1

. Undertake assessments of babies or young children's development and learning needs

2.2

. Demonstrate in own practice how the indoor and outdoor environment is responsive to the development and learning needs of babies and young children

2.3

. Plan play based activities and experiences based on assessments to support development and learning

2.4

. Demonstrate in own practice the provision of play based activities and experiences to promote development and learning that are tailored to babies or young children’s needs

3

Understand the attachment needs of babies and young children

3.1

. Explain the benefits of the key worker/person system in early years settings

3.2

. Explain how babies and young children learn and develop best from a basis of loving, secure relationships with carers and with key persons in work settings.

3.3

. Analyse the possible effects of poor quality attachments on the development of babies and children

4

Be able to engage with babies and young children and be sensitive to their needs

4.1

. Engage sensitively with babies and young children giving them time to respond

4.2

. Engage in playful activity with babies and young children

4.3

. Explain how babies express their emotions, preferences and needs and demonstrate responsive care in own practice.

4.4

. Explain why it is important to manage transitions for babies and young children

4.5

. Explain when and why babies and young children require periods of quiet to rest and sleep

5

Be able to work in partnership with carers in order to promote the learning and development of babies and young children

5.1

. Explain the primary importance of carers in the lives of babies and young children

5.2

. Demonstrate in own practice how to exchange information with carers

5.3

. Evaluate ways of working in partnership with carers

Equivalent Units
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2.4.6.0L