On this course you will learn how to care for and support children and young adults.
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|Academic Level:||Level 2|
|Awarded by:||NCFE CACHE|
One year. You will spend 3 days in college and 2 days in work experience every week.
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You will learn how to care for and support children up to the age of 8 both in the classroom and in a variety of child care settings. You will develop your knowledge of how children learn and develop through different stages, ways to help children learn and play, and how to plan and practise activities for children. In undertaking and completing this course you will also develop an appreciation for the resources and work required by childcare professionals and teachers in schools and childcare facilities. During this course you will undertake an additional cookery qualification to understand children's nutritional requirements and develop skills to meet these needs. As part of the course you will be offered the opportunity to achieve a paediatric First Aid certificate.
Learners also study GCSE in English and/or numeracy.
Fees for 2018/19: £808
Please note: Fees are for 2018/19 entry and are for home and EU students. Students aged 16 to 18, or those aged 16 to 25 who have a valid EHCP, are not charged for course fees. For more information about financial support for students, please click here.
Additional costs: All applicants will be asked to apply for an Enhanced DBS check before starting the course, which costs £52. You will also need materials for cooking, at a cost of about £75.
Four GCSE’s at grade 3 or above including English or maths. A satisfactory school reference and once enrolled students will be asked to apply for an Enhanced DBS check before starting the course.
Merit grade at Level 1 plus English and Maths. A satisfactory reference for attitude, behaviour, attendance and punctuality.
Further education and training at Level 3, or begin your career in child care. There is a high demand for paid child care and on successful completion of this course you can consider becoming a Nursery Assistant, Preschool Assistant, Crèche assistant, or Nanny.
Potential career routes in the Childcare industry:
Last updated - 21/02/18