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.
- 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.
4 GCSEs at 3 (D) or above, including English and/or 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 CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education. There are a number of positions you can apply for including Nursery Assistant, Teaching Assistant and Pre-School Assistant.
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.