This course is a fantastic opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in the early years sector.
Students aged 16-19 years will require 2 GCSEs at grade E (2/3) or above (including English Language). Mature students will be required to show that they can work at Literacy Entry 3 or above. Work experience in a childcare setting is desirable. Conditional Offer: Subject to exam results, references and a suitability to work within the education and childcare sector.
You will study 13 units: Listening and talking to young children/Growth and development/ Respecting young children/Human growth and development/ Healthy eating for families/Healthy living/Sharing learning experiences with young children/Finding out about Forest Schools/Preparing for your next steps/Supporting babies to play/Musical activities for young children/Practical health and safety when with young children/Craft activities for young children. You will also undertake work experience in a pre-school setting starting in Term 2.
Assessment is through coursework, practical work experience and assessment. Please ensure you bring a handwritten personal statement of approximately 200 words to your interview, stating why you would like to work in the Childcare sector.
CACHE L1 Diploma in Caring for Children
Please complete an application form and return to the College - either online, by post or in person at one of our campuses.
Yes, you will need to meet with a member of staff for an interview and an initial assessment.
There will be additional costs for: study materials, travel costs to and from your placement, Disclosure & Barring Service and text books
To apply or enrol for this course you must first create an account with the College. This is a simple process that should not take more than a few minutes.
If you have any difficulties with applying online or have any other questions please Contact Us, or call 020 8266 4000. Please note this is not a 24 hour helpline.