Caring for Children BTEC Level 1 Introductory Certificate

This course is very hands-on and gives you lots of practical experience with children to prepare you for working in nurseries or other childcare settings. You learn about creative activities, stories, poems & rhymes, healthy eating, keeping children safe and communication with children. You gain personal & social development skills to help with your studies and finding a job. You will also study GCSE qualifications in maths and English. As part of the Foundation Learning offer, this course also gives you an introduction to lots of other subjects as well as Childcare.

Subject Childcare
Level Level 1 (Full-time)
Study Type Full Time
Course Code 5014
Cost £ TBC
Start Date 07-Sep-2020
Start Time 9am
End Date 02-Jul-2021
End Time 4:15pm
Day Various
Duration 1 Year
Venue Shipley College
Start Date Start Time End Date End Time Day Duration Venue
07-Sep-2020 9am 02-Jul-2021 4:15pm Various 1 Year Shipley College
• 2 GCSEs at grade 2 (E) or above in both English & maths, however, GCSE grade 3 (D) would be preferable. • We will do an assessment to find out which course level is right for you. • A positive attitude and a keen interest in caring for children. • You will also come to an introductory ‘taster’ session before the course starts, to see if it is the right course for you.
After completing your course, you could move on to the Children’s Play, Learning & Development (Early Years Assistant) BTEC Level 2 Technical Diploma or on to an apprenticeship.

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