Nursery Nurse Diploma - Level 3

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Course Code : PI903
Format : Paper
Accreditation : ABC Awards
Suggested Duration : 200 Hours
Level : 3

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Course Description

Nursery Nurse Diploma - Level 3 ABC Award

Our Nursery Nurse Level 3 Diploma will enable learners to improve their knowledge and skills. Students will have the necessary learning materials needed to develop an in depth understanding needed to meet the requirements for basic training as part of childcare practitioners. The course content will help you to work within an environment with children who are 0-16 years of age. It will also help you to undertake professional development. 

There are a range of topics that will be covered in this course including: an introduction to nursery nursing, childcare and child development (0-16), the childcare practitioner in the work-based environment, and also planning to meet children’s personal needs in the work environment. 

This study guide is largely aimed at first time users. It is vital that students understand that to be successful when undertaking distance learning you need to be comfortable with the materials. The course involves assessment sections, which you will complete at the end of each module.

Such activities will link to the proceeding information to help you to assess if you have learnt the general knowledge of the module. It will enable you to monitor if you have made sufficient progress throughout the programme.


No Previous Knowledge Required

There is no previous learning knowledge or experience needed to enrol on to this course. This makes our Nursery Nurse programme accessible to anyone who would like to develop their knowledge and skills of this area. 


Course Modules

Module 1: The Key Features of Child Development and Developmental needs of Children 0-8, Inclusive of Individual and Special Needs

  • 1.1 The Main Development of a Child from Birth to 19 Years

  • 1.2 The Social, Economic, and Environmental Factors Affecting Development

  • 1.3 Genetic and Hereditary Factors Affecting Development

  • 1.4 Children’s Overall Developmental Needs

  • 1.5 Defining Special Needs

  • 1.6 Supporting Children with Special Needs

  • 1.7 Key Transitions

  • 1.8 Supporting Children through Transitions

  • 1.9 Policies to Meet Diversity within the Work-Based Environment

  • 1.10 Inclusion within the Work-Based Environment

  • 1.11 Effects of Discrimination


Module 2: Providing for Children’s Physical Needs, Inclusive of Health and Safety

  • 2.1 Meeting Children’s Nutritional Needs

  • 2.2 Meeting Children’s Rest and Sleep Needs

  • 2.3 Stages of Behaviour in Children

  • 2.4 Encouraging Appropriate Behaviour

  • 2.5 Behaviour Attributed to Specific Special Needs

  • 2.6 Informing Parents of Inappropriate Behaviour and Documentation

  • 2.7 Maintaining Appropriate Hygiene Procedures

  • 2.8 Exploring Consequences as a Result of the Failure to Meet Appropriate Hygiene Procedures 

  • 2.9 Signs and Symptoms of Common Childhood Illnesses

  • 2.10 Informing Parents of Illness and Documenting Illness

  • 2.11 Maintaining a Safe and Secure Environment


Module 3: Learning through Play for Child Development

  • 3.1 Types of Play and their Importance in Relation to Child Development

  • 3.2 Observation and Planning

  • 3.3 Every Child Matters and the Birth to Three Matters Framework

  • 2.4 The Early Years Foundation Stage

  • 3.5 Available Resources in Relation to Health and Safety, and Diversity and Inclusion


Module 4: Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children

  • 4.1 What is Safeguarding?

  • 4.2 Definitions of Child Abuse

  • 4.3 The Main Categories of Child Abuse

  • 4.4 Signs and Symptoms of Child Abuse

  • 4.5 Procedures to Follow in the case of Child Protection Concerns

  • 4.6 Documentation Relating to Confidentiality and Recording and Reporting Child Protection Concerns

  • 4.7 Sources of Support

  • 4.8 Some Practical Guidance


Module 5: Legal Responsibilities of the Nursery Nurse and Responsibilities for Working Together

  • 5.1 Nursery Nurse Legislation

  • 5.2 Legal Responsibilities of the Nursery Nurse

  • 5.3 Procedures for Admission and Collection

  • 5.4 Legal Implications of Nursery Nursing

  • 5.5 Policies and Procedures to Meet OFSTED Requirements

  • 5.6 Working in Partnership with Parents and Other Professionals

  • 5.7 The Nursery Nurse Responsibilities for Building Positive Relationships with Parents and Other Professionals

  • 5.8 Exploring contacts for Support for Work-Based Services


12 Months Tutor Support

Students will receive a course manual and study guide. Learners will be assigned a personal tutor who will be on hand to answer any questions or queries you may have, throughout the duration of the course (via mail or email). You will also be able to access our student help desk who are available to provide any practical advice you may require.

You can feel confident that unlimited support is available, so there is no need to feel isolated throughout your studies. 



To achieve the Nursery Nurse Level 3 Diploma qualification, students will be required to complete a number of activities, which will be marked by your personal tutor.


Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government  for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF). 

It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.   As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.


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