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LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTORY DIPLOMA IN CARING FOR CHILDREN

Qualification

Pearson BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Caring for Children Under Five

Course Code

22P1CHS00074

Duration

1 Year

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 2 or above including maths and English or an entry level qualification.

You will also be invited to attend an interview.

Future Study and Careers

Level 2 Children’s Play, Learning and Development and other Level 2 courses.

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

This beginners course is for you if you want to develop your knowledge of the childcare industry.

It is a progression option if you have completed the Entry level Childcare course.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN

Your course will be a mix of classroom-based theory sessions, workshop sessions that explore practical skills, project working with employers and the local community and work experience.

Topics include providing activities to support children’s needs, healthy eating and supporting children’s literacy and numeracy.

You will hone relevant workplace skills such as observation and assessing children, building rapport with others and problem-solving.

You will also complete maths and English qualifications if you haven’t got them already as they are essential in this industry.

LOCATION

Stevenage Campus