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View Unit : Promote children’s welfare and well being in the early years.

Unit
Unit Reference Number
Y/600/9784
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Promote children’s welfare and well being in the early years.
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

Learning Outcomes 2, 4 and 6 must be assessed in a real work environment.

Units need to be assessed in line with the Skills for Care and Development QCF Assessment Principles.

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

Understand the welfare requirements of the relevant early years framework.

1.1

. Explain the welfare requirements and guidance of the relevant early years framework.

1.2

. Explain the lines of reporting and responsibility within the work setting.

2

Be able to keep early years children safe in the work setting.

2.1

. Demonstrate safe supervision of children whilst allowing the child to explore and manage risk and challenge.

2.2

. Explain systems for supporting children’s safety when:

• Receiving children into the setting

• Ensuring their safety on departure

• During off site visits

2.3

. Demonstrate and evaluate how the environment, both inside and outside, and equipment and materials are checked and used to ensure safety.

2.4

. Explain, giving examples, why minimum requirements for:

• Space

• Staff ratios

are necessary for children’s safety.

3

Understand the importance of promoting positive health and well being for early years children.

3.1

. Explain how to promote children’s health and well being in an early years work setting.

3.2

. Describe the roles of key health professionals and sources of professional advice in promoting positive health and well being for early years children and their families and carers.

4

Be able to support hygiene and prevention of cross infection in the early years setting.

4.1

. Demonstrate how equipment and each area of the setting is kept clean and hygienic.

4.2

. Demonstrate and evaluate measures taken in the setting to prevent cross infection.

4.3

. Explain how to prepare and store food, formula and breast milk safely according to health and safety guidelines.

5

Understand how to ensure children in their early years receive high quality, balanced nutrition to meet their growth and development needs.

5.1

. Identify balanced meals, snacks and drinks for children in their early years, following current government guidance on nutritional needs.

5.2

. Recognise why it is important to follow carer’s instructions in respect of their child’s food allergies or intolerances.

5.3

. Identify the dietary requirements of different cultural or religious groups.

5.4

. Describe methods of educating children and adults in effective food management.

6

Be able to provide physical care for children.

6.1

. Demonstrate how to support children’s personal care routines, showing respect to the child and using opportunities to encourage learning and development.

6.2

. Explain the regulations concerning management of medicines and how these are interpreted in the work setting.

6.3

. Explain how to protect themselves when lifting and handling children and equipment in the work setting.

Equivalent Units
There are no equivalences to display.
2.4.6.0L