Part 1 Observation and assessment: observation and assessment. Part 2 Working with young children: planning and evaluating activities and routines. Part 3 Foundations to caring: the characteristics of a positive child-care and education environment; professional practice in the support of a positive care and education environment; physical care; good practice to support physical care and a positive environment; diet, nutrition and food. Part 4 The developing child: the general principles of child development; cognitive development; language development; physical development; emotional and social development; attachment, separation and loss; managing behaviour. Part 5 Health and community care: the promotion and maintenance of health; causes and prevention of ill health; responses to childhood illnesses; caring for sick children; responding to emergencies; children in hospital; common illnesses and conditions. Part 6 Play, curriculum and early learning: play; curriculum perspectives; curriculum areas. Part 7 Work with babies in the first year of life: conception, foetal development and antenatal care; birth, postnatal care and low birthweight babies; promoting development and learning; positive care and safe practice; the nutritional needs of babies; working with primary carers and young babies in group and domestic care. Part 8 Preparation for employment: structures of organization and work settings and the job role. Part 9 The provision of services and the protection of children: the development and structure of the family in society; social issues; the role of the statutory, voluntary and independent services; child protection; forms of abuse and the effects of abuse; child protection procedures; child protection - responding to child abuse. Part 10 Anti-discriminatory/anti-bias practice: the rights of children and their families; the identification of disabled children; supporting disabled children and their families; professionals working with disabled children. Part 11 Working with parents: working with parents.