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Parenting and Parents to Be

Course Code: PTB-CIP1

Level: 1
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: OCNLR
Qualification: Award
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Ten weeks
When you'll study: Thursday and Friday- 9.30am to 5.30pm

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About the course

Parenthood can be challenging. This course will give you that little bit of extra support you might need before becoming a parent, focussing on the following subjects:

  • the responsibilities of being a parent
  • the rights and needs of different family members
  • the importance of being honest with children and others in the family
  • the importance of listening to children and giving them choices
  • the major stages of a child’s development and techniques to cope with behaviour
  • understand how children learn through daily activities
  • understand own needs as a parent.
What you'll learn

On this course you will learn about:

  • the major responsibilities of parenthood as well as the individual rights and needs of parents, children and family members
  • the importance of listening and being honest with children and other family members
  • the importance of giving children choices
  • the stages of child development and technniques that can be used to cope with children’s behaviour thoughtout these stages
  • the importance of play and the types of activities that help children to learn
  • the parent’s personal needs.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessments/Exams

There are no exams for this course. You will be assessed on each module.

What's next?

After this course, you can go on to a level 1 or level 2 childcare course at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Part-time

Course Code: PTB-CIP1

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £550

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: PTB-CIP1

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £550

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.