- Course Code: UKMG17EYS
- Location: Online
- Duration: 30 hours
- Cost: £598.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: 12 months
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major devices and browsers
- Reasons why the dangers of the digital era must be taken seriously, when it comes to child safety.
- Exactly how and why children make use of the internet, for both educational and recreational purposes.
- How to strike a balance between appropriate concern for your child’s wellbeing and remaining protective with regards to online activities.
- The specific sources of danger that children may encounter, when they use the internet.
- The prevalence of social media use amongst children and teenagers.
- The most common ways in which children and teenagers use social media.
- The most popular social media platforms with different age groups.
- The importance of teaching your child to use privacy settings as a means of protecting their personal information and identity from misuse.
- Why you must be prepared to support your child, in the event that they become a victim of bullying.
- The factors that may make a child or teenager particularly vulnerable to cyber-bullying.
- How to spot the signs that indicate your child may be a victim of bullying.
- How children and teenagers feel when they are on the receiving end of cyber-bullying.
- How you may feel if and when you discover that your child has been subjecting others to bullying or harassing behaviour.
- Why you should not hold yourself completely accountable for your child's actions.
- How best to talk to your child if they have been accused of bullying behaviours.
- The legal consequences your child can expect if they have been involved in serious or sustained online harassment.
- Why good communication skills are important in keeping your child safe online.
- The sensitive issues you will have to discuss with your child when educating them about online safety.
- The barriers you may encounter when you try to talk to your child about sensitive issues.
- How to encourage your child to talk to you about their fears and concerns.
- What is meant by the term “grooming' and why parents need to be aware of the dangers.
- The various types of online grooming used by predators on the internet.
- How the grooming process typically unfolds, from beginning to end.
- How to spot the signs of grooming and abuse in children and teenagers.
- The kinds of extreme material that children and teenagers can view online.
- The potential effects of viewing such material on children and teenagers.
- The ways in which online material can shape the opinions of children and teenagers.
- The nature of extremist and radical political content and how its impact can be lessened.
- What children and teenagers learn about sex, gender roles and relationships online.
- Research findings, which indicate that viewing pornography may have a negative long-term effect on healthy sexual development and the ability to form appropriate relationships.
- How to talk to your child about pornography and other sexually explicit material.
- How children and young people use the internet to date and develop romantic relationships.
- What internet addiction is, the main symptoms and the long-term effects if it is left untreated.
- Why you need to remain alert to the possibility of internet addiction in children and teenagers.
- The factors that make an individual more susceptible than average to developing an internet addiction.
- How you can help your child or teenager cut down on their internet use.
- Why you may want to consider using tools, such as monitoring applications, to keep your child safe online.
- The major functions offered by some of the most popular monitoring tools available.
- How to introduce and talk about monitoring tools with your child.
- The ways in which older children and teenagers may try to work around monitoring tools.
- The importance of education in early childhood
- Areas of learning
- Creating educational programmes
- How to assess children in your care
- An overview of Early Years Foundation Stage teaching
- What you can expect from an EYFS teaching career
- Requirements, qualifications and useful skills
- Information about your day to day tasks and your working environment
- The rationale behind the EYFS framework
- Prime and specific areas of learning, as well as early learning goals
- How to complete assessments and progress checks of the children in your care
- Health and safety requirements
- How the EYFS impacts the promotion of learning and development
- The characteristics of effective learning
- Best practices for promoting effective learning with respect to the prime areas of learning
- How to support effective learning with respect to the specific areas of development
- The role of play in learning
- Helping children achieve in each area of learning
- How to conduct a progress check at age two
- Completing the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile
- The different teaching techniques
- The VAK learning strategies, as well as the Honey and Mumford types of learners
- The importance of creating an enabling environment
- How to keep children motivated
- The statutory requirements and legislative framework behind working with children having SEN/SEND
- The importance of first concerns and early identification
- Using the graduated approach to SEN/SEND in early years education
- The role of the early years special education needs coordinator
- About Montessori education and its relation to the EYFS
- How Steiner Waldorf education differs and how it relates to the EYFS
- When you can apply for EYFS exemptions
- The exemption application process
- Information about what to do if you suspect a child needs protection
- The health and safety requirements all facilities must meet
- Staffing roles and responsibilities
- Staffing requirements, including information about ratios
- Information on how to start your search
- Where to look for jobs in the UK, including online job lists and recruitment agencies
- How to put together a CV
- Additional skills early years providers find appealing in applicants
Who can take the Combined EYFS & Child Internet Safety Diploma course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The Combined EYFS & Child Internet Safety Diploma Course consists of 2 courses:
Each course consists of between 10 and 10 individual modules.
Modules can take from 20 to 90 minutes to complete. You are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Do I have to study the courses in a certain order?No. You can study the courses in any order you choose. If you want to, you can do one module from a course and then move on to the next course.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Yes. Once you have completed all of the modules for each course there will be a multiple choice test.
The questions will be on a range of topics found within the modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for each test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process.
We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Combined EYFS & Child Internet Safety Diploma course?We estimate that the course will take about 30 hours to complete in total.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.