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Zimbabwe Training Resource Centre
PHOEBE (Promotion of Health Opportunity Equality Benevolence and Empowerment of Black and Minority Ethnic Women and Children)

March 2013

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- Early Childhood Studies - Acrobat PDF - (12.8KB)
- Personal and Professional Development - Acrobat PDF - (14.1KB)
- Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings - Acrobat PDF - (13.4KB)
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ZTRC is based in UK and Zimbabwe and is run by dedicated social workers who are keen to contribute to the education of Zimbabweans. We are inviting applications from across Zimbabwe for our three United Kingdom accredited courses. These are distance learning courses at Diploma and Certificate Level. They are work based, and professional, targeting those who wish to enhance their employment prospects. Applications are welcome throughout the year. Accreditation is with National Open College Network, Eastern Region, UK.

Entry requirements

Applicants will be assessed individually as these are professional courses suitable for all. They must have an ability to work independently with good written English at O Level.

Length of courses - 1 Year

These are part-time, flexible courses, to enable those who are already in employment to apply.

Course Highlights

1. NOCN Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings (QCF)

  • The overall aim of the course is to introduce learners to international standards on best practice when working with children and their families.
  • Students will be given best practice guidance on how to contribute to the formulation of organisational policies and procedures, understanding current legislation and how it impacts on work with children.

2. Early Childhood Studies (Level 3 Certificate)

Modules will include:

  • Understanding Children's Social and Emotional Development
  • Understanding Child Protection Theory
  • Understanding Spoken Language and Communication
  • Difficulties in Children

3.Personal and Professional Development (Level Two Diploma)

Modules will include:

  • Developing Leadership Skills
  • Developing Presentation Skills
  • Understanding Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Career Planning


The costs are different for each course. Students are offered flexible payment plans to enable them to complete their learning.

How to apply

Please call Mrs Chamba on 0776-638548 for an application form.

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