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Level 1 Certificate In Caring For Children

With a key focus on children's settings, care and development, this course is suitable for you if you want to start training for a caring role with children. It is also ideal if you are unsure about your future career and want to find out about caring work with adults in the health and social care sector.

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Course Summary

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

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/level-1-certificate-in-caring-for-children
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Course Information for Students

With a key focus on children’s settings, care and development, this course is suitable for you if you want to start training for a caring role with children. It is also ideal if you are unsure about your future career and want to find out about caring work with adults in the health and social care sector.  

All applicants are assessed on an individual basis and an interview is essential. You will need:

  • A minimum of grade 2 in English Language and Maths
  • A range of other grade 2 GCSEs
  • At least two grade 3s in any subject

You will also need evidence of good attendance, punctuality, self-motivation and a positive attitude to study.

Topics and units include:

  • Awareness of working with others
  • Children and young people’s development
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Person-centred support
  • Self-development

To support your main study programme, future progression and life skills, you will also study and develop your maths and English skills.

This course will be delivered on-site.

You need a ring binder, pen and paper.

There may also be educational visits across the year which involve a payment.

You will build a portfolio of work for assessment and will be assessed through a variety of methods including completing booklets, designing posters, creating displays, making resources, and working together as a team.

Further Study

You will be able to progress to further NCFE CACHE childcare qualifications and the course is an ideal stepping stone to future learning and training.

Careers

The abilities and knowledge you gain on the course are transferable to a wide range of job areas.

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.

Education Advisers and School Inspectors

£35614

Education Advisers and School Inspectors

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: October 18, 2021 1:58 pm