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Activate Learning is based at City of Oxford College.
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It develops your basic skills in childcare education and play-work and gives you direct experience of working in an early years setting.
Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.
09 Sep 2019
Areas studied include:
You will learn about the care of children play and practical activities growth and development food and nutrition and health and safety.
Assessment is through assignment work. You learn through classroom-based activities practical workshops and a 15 day supervised practical work placement in a childcare setting in the final term.
The course also gives you the opportunity to improve your literacy numeracy and ICT skills.
I’ve completed placements at local day nurseries. My confidence and ability to manage workloads have also improved.”
Applicants for a Level 1 programme will normally have:
Applicants will be invited to attend an interview and complete an internal assessment. All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.
Applying for one of our programmes is easy.You can apply for a vocational programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘Apply now’ on your chosen programme page. You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application.
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 contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.
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