A key person is the named Childcare Practitioner who has responsibility for a set group of children throughout their time in that area/room of a childcare setting. It is their responsibility to build up a relationship with the children they look after and their parents or primary caregivers. Positive relationships help build a solid foundation for social and emotional development, so if you feel you have the attributes needed to make a difference in a nursery setting as a key person, then why not take the first steps with us today!
This course is a great foundation on which to build or extend your Childcare Practitioner training in an early years or nursery setting. Whether you already have some experience as a nursery assistant or lunchtime staff and you’re looking to progress, or you’re new to the sector, this course will help you work towards a rewarding new key person role.
Certification in this course will be of benefit to anyone working in, or aspiring to work in, a childcare or Early Years setting – including Teaching Assistants, Nursery Staff and Early Years Support Staff. If you want to learn more about becoming a key person and feel you have the attributes needed, this course can help you to achieve that goal.
The topics studied will include: