No formal qualifications required
This qualification encourages an understanding of the knowledge and the skills needed to care for young children. They cover childrens growth, learning and development. There are also units to help with self-development.
How will I learn?
Your Tutor will be on hand to support you throughout your course to develop your skills, prepare you for your next steps and help you to achieve your goals.
How will I be assessed?
It will be assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a range of methods. This could include tasks such as designing charts or leaflets, coursework or methods such as oral questioning.
Equipment and other costs
What additional work outside of college will I need to do?
Do I need to find a work placement? Do I need a DBS?
What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed onto?
After completing this course it may be possible to progress to the Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner.
What are the expected employment sectors for this course?
This qualification is suitable for you if you are considering a career in caring for children. It can also support you with re-engaging with learning and break down barriers to you entering the childcare workforce. This qualification does not qualify you to work but does support you in preparing for your 'next steps' either in training or moving towards work.