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

Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges (NCFE CACHE Level 4 Certificate)

This course is based at our Ipswich campus.This study programme provides the underpinning knowledge and skills needed to be effective in a range of educational settings. Units you will study include: Enabling individuals to learn, Understand how to support...

Caring for Children (CACHE Level 1 Diploma)

This course is based at our Ipswich campus.Students currently spend two-and-a-half days a week in College to support their learning around childcare and enhance their maths and English skills. Students need to spend up to 10 hours completing course work...

Childcare and Education - Early Years Education (CACHE Level 3 Technical Diploma)

This course is based at our Ipswich campus.With a regionally-leading reputation for helping students gain employment, the Level 3 Childcare course is designed with theory and application of skills in placement in mind. Students attend work experience two days a...

Early Years Advanced Practitioner Part-time, distance learning/ online (CACHE Level 4)

This qualification will suit students aged 19 and over, and who are currently employed as an early years Level 3 practitioner, working with children from birth to 5 years of age. It would suit learners who are looking to develop leadership and specialist...

Early Years Practitioner (NCFE CACHE Level 2 Diploma)

This course is based at our Ipswich campus.This exciting employment-focused course allows its graduates to work in a childcare setting as assistant practitioners. The programme includes three days a week in classes at College and two days a week...

Early Years Senior Practitioner (NCFE CACHE Level 5)

This course can be studied as distance learning with tutor visits to your workplace, no college classes to attend. This qualification will suit students aged 19 and over, and who are currently employed as an early years Level 3 practitioner at a...

Early Years Workforce (NCFE/CACHE Level 3 Diploma)

This course is based at our Ipswich campus. 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...

PANCO - Part-time, or distance learning/online (CACHE Level 4)

This unit qualification will suit students aged 19 and over, and who are currently employed as an early years Level 3 practitioner, working with children from birth to 5 years of age. It would suit learners who are looking to develop leadership and...

Preparing to Work in Home based Childcare Part-time, Distance learning/online (NCFE/ CACHE Level 3 Award)

This is a knowledge-only unit which assists with the development of policies and procedures that support registration as a ‘Child Minder’, and reflects current registration requirements within England. It will enable the learner to develop basic business skills that they will...

SENCO Part-time, distance learning/ online (CACHE Level 4)

This unit qualification will suit students aged 19 and over, who are currently employed as an early years Level 3 practitioner, working with children from birth to 5 years of age. It would suit learners who are looking to develop leadership and specialist...

Teaching Assistant: Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges

This course is based at our Ipswich campus.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...

Teaching Assistant: Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (NCFE/CACHE)

This course is based at our Ipswich campus.This qualification provides learners with an in-depth understanding of knowledge and skills through a range of units that include: Children and young people’s development, Safeguarding, Schools and colleges as organisations, English an...