Childcare

Childcare

Childcare Overview

These study programmes will provide you with the knowledge required to support and care for children and young people according to their individual needs. You’ll learn about the provisions of care across the early years and education sector, by studying in a well-resourced environment.

You will build on this knowledge and experience through work placements, where you’ll develop confidence and understanding in dealing with people in all settings.

Available Childcare courses

CACHE Award in Preparing to Work in Home based Child Care

This is a knowledge-only unit which assists with the development of policies and procedures that support registration and reflects current registration requirements of the relevant home country. It will enable the learner to develop basic business skills that they will...

CACHE Level 1 Diploma in Caring for Children (QCF)

Students currently spend two and a half days per week in class at College to support their learning around childcare and enhance their Maths and English skills. Students need to spend up to 10 hours outside of College time completing course...

CACHE Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care (QCF)

The current programme includes three days per week in classes at College and two days per week in a childcare setting arranged by the College.There are 4 areas of learning: Introducing the role of the early year’s practitioner; legislation, fr...

CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Childcare and Education (EYE) (For students aged 16-17)

In addition to attending College, students attend placement two days a week with children across four age ranges. Whilst there are no exams, there are two externally assessed pieces of work. All other assessments are completed though coursework and students...

CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Education) (NQF)

Students attend work experience placement two days a week plus attend college 3 days. Student complete modules including: supporting emergent Maths and literacy, international perspectives, preparing for school readiness, as well as building a second professional practice portfolio. Methods of assessment...

Diploma in Childcare and Education (For students aged 18+)

In addition to attending College, students attend placement two days a week with children across four age ranges. Whilst there are no exams, there are two externally assessed pieces of work. All other assessments are completed though coursework and students...

Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools (QCF)

This qualification is an introduction to the information and knowledge needed to work in a school environment. It can apply to the many varied roles that full and part time support staff may fulfill including: administrative roles, site support roles,...

Level 3 CACHE Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (QCF) (EYE)

This qualification is designed to build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people at an unsupervised level in a diverse range of job roles within early learning and childcare. Subjects covered include child development (birth...

Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF)

Students will develop their knowledge of children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare, specialist support including planning, delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher, bilingual and special needs support, personal development and reflective practice. It...