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Get Started: Working With People

This course provides an introduction to working with people in an Early Years setting. It will develop your skills for progression to further learning and ultimately employment. It is made up of units providing a broad introduction to working with children. There is also a focus on key transferable skills.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Childcare
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: Entry
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/get-started-working-with-people-2
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Course Information for Students

This course provides an introduction to working with people in an Early Years setting. It will develop your skills for progression to further learning and ultimately employment.

It is made up of units providing a broad introduction to working with children. There is also a focus on key transferable skills. 

All applicants are assessed on an individual basis and an interview is essential. A GCSE profile of grade 2 is desirable. 

Good attendance, punctuality, self-motivation and a positive attitude to study should be evident from your Record of Achievement.

You will study units such as:

  • self-assessment
  • career progression
  • communication in the care sector

You will also study Functional Skills or GCSEs in English and Maths as well as Employability and Personal Development.

Developing your maths and English skills will support your main study programme, help your future progression and enhance your life skills.  

This course will be delivered on-site.

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There is continual assessment using a variety of methods such as written assessments, presentations, displays and practical activities.

Further Study

You may be able to progress to a Level 1 course in Health and Social Care or Early Years – subject to good attendance, a good work rate and a positive attitude to study. You can also advance to further training opportunities.

 

Careers

You can consider working with people – either children or adults – in roles such as care assistant or children’s practitioner.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Nursery Nurses and Assistants

£15244

Nursery Nurses and Assistants

Child and Early Years Officers

£24468

Child and Early Years Officers

Teaching and Other Educational Professionals n.e.c.

£19024

Teaching and Other Educational Professionals n.e.c.

Primary and Nursery Education Teaching Professionals

£29956

Primary and Nursery Education Teaching Professionals

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: November 25, 2021 3:52 pm