This qualification does not qualify you to work but it does support you in preparing for your next steps either in training or moving towards work They are designed to stimulate interest and encourage the learners understanding of the skills required to care for children.

  • What will I learn?

    This qualification encourages an understanding of the knowledge and the skills needed to care for young children. It covers childrens growth, learning and development. There are also units to help with self-development.

  • Example modules

    • Self Development
    • Science with Children
    • Musical Activities with Children
    • Practical Health and Safety with Children.
  • How will I be assessed?

    The qualification will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include tasks such as designing charts or leaflets, coursework or methods such as oral questioning.

  • Entry Requirements

    No formal entry critera.

  • Progression & Career Opportunities

    This qualification does not qualify you to work but it does support you in preparing for your next steps either in training or moving towards work.

  • Cost of Study

    Free if you earn less than £16,000 per year.

  • Additional Information

    This qualification is suitable for you if you are considering a career in caring for children. It could also support you with re-engaging with learning and break down barriers to you entering the childcare workforce.

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Course Details

Qualification Level Level 1
Study Mode Part-Time Course
Start Date September
Duration 36 Weeks
Course Code PCAFCL1CT
Runs at

Aylesbury

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Where can it lead?

College is not just about a social life and good grades. Find out where your course could take you.

  • Nursery nurses and assistants

    Up to £18,000

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  • Residential, day and domiciliary care managers and proprietors

    Up to £39,000

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  • Childminders and related occupations

    Up to £21,000

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