This course is a good stepping stone if you're aiming for a career in the childcare and Early Years sector. It is made up of units including Introduction to Communication; Introduction to Personal Development; Introduction to Equality and Inclusion; Child and Young Person Development; Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People; Contribute to Children and Young People's Health and Safety; Understand Partnership; and Working in Services for Children and Young People. Students also undertake around 200 hours of practical work experience and complete a Practical Evidence Portfolio
Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...
4 GCSEs at grades D-F/3-2 Relevant Level 1 qualification with Merit or above Relevant industry experience to Level 1 or above You must be aged 16 or above
Assignments, project-based tasks, time-constrained exams, assessments in the workplace.
Aims of the course
To enable students to gain the skills needed to enter employment in the childcare and Early Years sector.
You can progress on to further study on the Level 3 Diploma in children's workforce (Early Year educator), Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare, or BTEC level 3 90 credit Health and Social Care, or to apprenticeship programmes, or to employment.
Virtual nursery; learning resource centre equipped with useful tools to support learning.
Having successfully completed this course, you can apply for job roles in a childcare setting such as nursery nurse.