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This course is designed specifically to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to care for children from birth to 16 years-old, including babies and toddlers. The course will give you a level 2 qualification that enables you to apply for nursery assistants vacancies.

  • What will I learn?

    The course is both theoretical and practical, and incorporates supervised work with children in a professional, caring environment during part of the week in a variety of settings.

  • Example modules

    • An Introduction to Working with Children
    • Safe Healthy and Nurturing Environments for Children
    • Children and Play
    • The Childcare Practitioner in the Workplace
  • How will I be assessed?

    Assessment is continuous, based on assignments, practical work and workplace performance.

  • Entry Requirements

    4 GCSEs at 3 (D) or above, including English and Maths. Entry is also dependent on an interview and a written English assessment. An enhanced DBS check will be required.

  • Progression & Career Opportunities

    Upon successful completion you will be able to proceed onto the T Level in Education & Childcare. There are a number of positions you can apply for including Nursery Assistant, Teaching Assistant and Pre-School Assistant.

  • Additional Information

    There will be a course contribution fee of £100 for materials. You will spend 3 days per week in College and 2 days per week in your placement.

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Course Details

Qualification Level Level 2
Study Mode Full-Time Course
Start Date September
Duration 36 Weeks
Course Code FCHILL2CT-1
Runs at

Aylesbury Wycombe

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