• health social care 01
  • health social care 02
  • health social care 03

Overview

This course is a progression course for Foundation learners who have obtained English E2 or ESOL E3 qualifications, including those with special educational needs or where English is an additional language.

If you have an interest in Childcare – personal or professional – but need to improve your essential skills, then this course could be the one for you.

Course description

This course can support you to progress to further education programmes in caring for children and young people, and improve your maths, English and digital skills.

What areas will I study?

Key areas of study include:

  • Health and safety in the home and workplace
  • Listening and talking to others
  • Eating healthily
  • Routines for a young child
  • Providing a safe and hygienic environment for a young child
  • Play and learning in the home
  • Responsibilities of new parents
  • Children’s play and leisure activities in the community
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Essential Skills – English (speaking, listening, reading and writing), maths and Digital skills
  • Confidence, team work and problem solving skills

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year £900.00 1 Academic year 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 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic year 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.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year £900.00 1 Academic year 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 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic year 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.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year £1000.00 1 Academic year 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 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic year 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

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100/100 97/100
Satisfaction comment Recommendation comment
I enjoy my course I would recommend the college to family and friends