Early Years & Childcare

Learn to care for babies and young children, understand their development and gain the qualifications you need for a career in this sector.

Study Type Full Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 1 Year
Level Level 1
Start Date 12-Sep-2022

Caring for Children CACHE Level 1 Certificate Caring for Children

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 such as stories,…

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Study Type Full Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 1 Years
Level Diploma Level 3
Start Date 12-Sep-2022

Childcare & Education Level 3 Certificate NCFE CACHE

This course is a comprehensive introduction to Childcare & Education, where you will study all aspects of how children develop. This includes literacy & numeracy skills, play & early learning, keeping…

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Study Type Full Time
Venue Shipley College
Duration 1 Year
Level Diploma Level 2
Start Date 12-Sep-2022

Childrens Play, Learning & Development (Early Years Practitioner) BTEC Level 2 Technical Diploma

This course is ideal for progression into employment in the Early Years sector as you will work on developing the skills employers are looking for. You will learn key principles of working in an early years…

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Study Type Apprenticeships
Venue Shipley College
Duration 21 Months
Level Level 3
Start Date Start Dates Throughout The Year

Early Years Educator Level 3 Apprenticeship

This is ideal if you have completed an Intermediate Apprenticeship or Childcare Level 2 and would like to work with children aged 0-5 (with a working knowledge of 5-7 year olds). It covers the skills…

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Study Type Apprenticeships
Venue Shipley College
Duration 15 Months
Level Level 2
Start Date Start Dates Throughout The Year

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship

This apprenticeship is an ideal starting point for those who want a career in Early Years, working with children aged 0 to 5 years. You will develop the skills to care for, protect and support children’s development…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College Online
Duration 1 Year
Level Level 2
Start Date Multiple start dates

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Diploma

This is a recognised qualification for people wanting to work with babies and young children 0-5 years (with a working knowledge of 5–7-year-olds). This qualification allows you to be counted towards the…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College Online
Duration 18 Months
Level Level 3
Start Date Multiple start dates

Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) Level 3 Diploma

This is a recognised qualification for people working in the Childcare sector with children and young people aged 0-5 years (with a working knowledge of 5-7 year olds). It covers the skills required by…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College Online
Duration 14 Weeks
Level Level 2
Start Date Start Dates Throughout The Year

Support Work in Schools & Colleges Level 2 Award

This qualification is an introduction to the knowledge and understanding needed to work in a school or college environment. It can apply to the many varied roles that full and part-time support staff may…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College Online
Duration 1 Year
Level Level 2
Start Date Start Dates Throughout The Year

Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools & Colleges Level 2 Certificate

This is a recognised qualification for people working in schools with children and young people aged 5-18 years. You study topics such as supporting learning activities, helping to improve team practice…

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Study Type Part Time
Venue Shipley College Online
Duration 38 Weeks
Level Level 3
Start Date Start Dates Throughout The Year

Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3 Diploma

This is a recognised qualification for people who work with or want to work with school age children. It covers the skills required by a Teaching Assistant and you study topics including supporting learning…

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‘I chose this course because I have always wanted to work with children and I knew it was something I was going to enjoy. Many of my family members had studied here before and told me it was a good college. I enjoy learning about how children develop and grow. After this course, I would like to become a primary school teaching assistant.’

Isha, 18, Children’s Play, Learning & Development

‘At secondary school, I did work experience with a primary school which inspired me to want to teach children. Before choosing to study Childcare here, I visited the college and talked to the staff who were very helpful. What I enjoy most about this course is that I can do a placement in a nursery and a primary school, which helps me decide which age i would like to work with. Once I have passed the course, I would love to go to university to study primary teaching and get a degree.’

Amina, 17, Children’s Play, Learning & Development


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