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This course provides an understanding of both the care and development of the child and their family in a variety of settings.
English and maths are also integral as these skills are essential for your employability.
You could progress to a Level 3 qualification in the care of children and young people or a related subject. Alternatively, you can progress into employment in a range of care settings.
This qualification provides you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to enter the workforce, working under supervision within early years settings, in a variety of roles such as:
Scroll towards the bottom of the page for details on the entry requirements and how you'll learn.
07 Sep 2020
On this course you cover six mandatory units:
The teaching team select an optional unit too and you can gain qualifications in first aid and functional skills.
Combine theoretical study with practical experience as you prepare for a career in childcare. This certificate helps you to gain knowledge through observational studies, practical work with children and a range of classroom-based activities which combine theoretical and practical training.
Combining days at college with placement days in care settings, you will be encouraged to link the theory of care for children and young people with your developing practice.
Assessment is through continual observation and examination.
I’ve completed placements at local day nurseries. My confidence and ability to manage workloads have also improved.”
Four GCSEs grade 3 (D) or above including English Language and Maths. A Criminal Record Bureau (CRB) check will also be required.
You can apply for this programme online. Click on APPLY NOW and follow the steps below:
As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs).
Please include full details of your qualifications from your own country, as well as details of any English Language tests you have taken.
Printed application forms are also available.
Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.
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