Childcare

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Summary

This is a one year course, suitable for learners wishing to work in early years education and care. It is perfect for those with little or no experience in childcare and it will prepare you to work with children between birth and five years, with a knowledge of children up to seven years. As part of the course, you will need to complete practical work placements which will build your skills and confidence with working with children.

Description

The course covers a diverse range topics relating to childcare, including children's development, how to look after children, learning about the importance of a healthy diet in a child's development.

You will build a portfolio of evidence, and will assessed on projects and assignments directly linked to working with children including your work placement, written assignments and other internal assessments.

Key Areas

  • Child development
  • Safeguarding
  • Keeping children healthy
  • Play and development

Entry Criteria

You will need 4 GCSEs at least grade 3 including English and maths or a Level 1 qualification in functional skills in English and maths.

What Next

You could progress onto the CACHE Diploma in Early Years Education and Care Level 3 at the college or other level 3 qualifications relating to Childcare. You could progress into various childcare related jobs such as nursery assistant or pre-school assistant.


Course options

  • 2019/20 Part Time Day

    Provider

    South & City College Birmingham

    Location

    Golden Hillock Women's Centre


    Mode of attendance

    2019/20 Part Time Day

    Days

    Full Time Week

    Age range Start Fees Duration Further information
    16-18 September | 2019/20 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
    19-23 September | 2019/20 £633.00 1 Academic Year(s) -
    24+ September | 2019/20 Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic Year(s) -
    Hours Per Week Study Details Minimum Age Average Class Size Max Class Size Material Fees International Fees
    - - - - - 0.00

    Leisure Program Fees Further Information International Comments
    0.00 - -
    To apply for this option, click here:
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    Other Options:

  • 2019/20 Full Time Day

    Provider

    South & City College Birmingham

    Location

    Golden Hillock Women's Centre, Hall Green Campus, Bournville Campus


    Mode of attendance

    2019/20 Full Time Day

    Days

    Full Time Week

    Age range Start Fees Duration Further information
    16-18 September | 2019/20 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
    19-23 September | 2019/20 £633.00 1 Academic Year(s) -
    24+ September | 2019/20 Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic Year(s) -
    Hours Per Week Study Details Minimum Age Average Class Size Max Class Size Material Fees International Fees
    - - - - - 0.00

    Leisure Program Fees Further Information International Comments
    0.00 - -
    To apply for this option, click here:
    Or click here to enquire:

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