Identify and develop skills to care for children.
This is an introduction course and is ideal for anyone interested in a career in childcare and will focus on child development and healthy eating.
The course also includes work skills to help you advance your career and you will update your CV and develop job searching skills.
The name of the course, as it appears on your qualification or certificate, will be Caring for Children Award Level 1
Assessment is by written work and on completion of the course you will gain a CACHE certificate and a Level 1 Work Skills qualification.
You will need to attend an advice and guidance session before enrolling on this course.
There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).
Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.
Enrol on a more advanced childcare course with the college.
All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.
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