Childcare

If you would like to work in education and be an advocate for childcare, then these courses will give you both a nationally and internationally recognised qualification.

Working with our highly experienced tutors you will study a range of topics including developing child, play and early years and safeguarding children.  In addition you will have the opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience in a wide range of childcare settings such as nurseries and schools.

 

Learning Methods:

A range of methods will be used including lectures, group work, assessment tasks, presentations, educational visits along with workplace opportunities.  

 

Full Time Courses Available:

  • Foundation Learning in Care and Childcare Entry

  • Certificate in Working with Children in Early Years and Primary Settings Level 2

  • Technical Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) Level 3

 

Part Time courses Available:

  • CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

  • CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools

  • CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to Early Years Education

  • CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)

  • Level 3 Award in Education and Training

  • Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

  • Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment

  • Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

  • Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

     

For dates, times and costing of Part Time courses, please refer to our Part Time Guide

 

Also available Apprenticeships:

  • Apprenticeship in Children and Young People’s Workforce at Intermediate and Advanced Level

  • Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools at Intermediate and Advanced Level

 

What could I earn?

Nursery Nurse = £14,000 - £24,000

As a Nursery Nurse you will ensure that the children under your care develop and learn in a safe and supportive environment. You will work with babies and young children from birth to five years in childcare settings.

 

Primary School Teacher = £22,000 - £38,000

As a Primary School Teacher you will help to give young children the best possible start in life. You will be responsible for a child’s educational, social and emotional development while in your care.  You will also need to be enthusiastic for the subjects you teach.