Course InformationChildcare
Our Study Programme 1 course is for any young person aged between 16 – 18 years who is looking to pursue a career in Childcare.

The duration of the course is 10 months and you are required to have a minimum of a Grade D in either Maths or English to qualify for the course.

At the end of the course you will have achieved a Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young Peoples Settings, Level 1 Employability, GCSE/Functional Skills in Maths and English and Level 1 ICT.

Opportunities to progress on to the Level 2 Children’s and Young Peoples Workforce and other related courses will also be provided once you have completed the course.

How will it work?

On this course you will complete three days at college which is based in Edgbaston. This is where you will complete your assignments in Childcare and Employability, and, if applicable attend English, Maths and ICT classes.

You will also be required to complete two days a week at a nursery setting.

Bursary will be paid based on attendance.
(£5 each day meaning a total of £25 can be earned each week.)

Standard

If you would like to look at the standard for the Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young Peoples Settings please click here to view.

Sample assignments

Throughout this course you will have to complete a variety of assignments. Please find below a few examples of these:

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