• childcare 01
  • childcare 02
  • childcare 03
  • childcare 04
  • childcare 05

Overview

This one-year course will give you an introduction to caring for children and will prepare you for further learning. You will learn about personal development, and the growth and development of babies and young children. You will explore the value of a healthy lifestyle and diet, communication and learning, aspects of play and the importance of building children's confidence.

‘...students use well-defined targets and clear areas for development to help them to improve subsequent pieces of work.’ Ofsted, 2018

Course description

The course is designed for adults who are thinking of working in childcare. You will be assessed by your tutor using a range of methods. This could include tasks set by CACHE, such as designing charts, leaflets and course work.

What areas will I study?

  • Encouraging children to eat healthily
  • Keeping children safe
  • Communicating with children
  • Children's play and leisure
  • Activities in the community

Course options

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) In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ September | 2019/20 Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic Year(s) In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.

Student satisfaction

Satisfaction rating Recommendation rating
95/100 84/100
Satisfaction comment Recommendation comment
I enjoy my course I would recommend the college to family and friends
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disability confident
british council
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