This qualification will prepare learners to work with children between birth and 5 years and gain knowledge of children up to the age of 7 years old. This qualification prepares learners for employment in the Childcare sector for jobs such as Nursery Assistants, Classroom Assistants, Nannies and Pre-School Assistants. The qualification allows progression onto the CACHE level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (early years educator) providing learners have GCSE A-C in English and Maths.
Learners will study the following units;
You will be taught in fully equipped classrooms using a wide range of teaching tools and techniques. You will have access to a wide range of learning materials through the Student Intranet 'Moodle'. Practical sessions will be carried out in relevant workshops or studios where applicable.
Our qualified tutors will support and guide you in the classrooms/workshops and through tutorials as they help you to develop the skills and techniques required in industry. Learning Support is also available for those with learning difficulties/disabilities; please let us know on application if you require this service. If you need help or advice on other matters such as welfare and finance, please contact our Course Information Centres at Willesden or Wembley Park.
We offer a programme of social and sports activities to all our students; full information is available from the Student Room at your centre of study. Student rooms are available for those who want to play games, meet up with friends or just chill.
A range of snacks, hot and cold foods are available to purchase in the canteen and café facilities, as well as vending machines. Halal meat and washing facilities are available at both centres. We have Quiet Rooms for those preferring to reflect. LRCs (libraries) are available at both centres, fully equipped with a wide range of learning materials and qualified friendly staff on hand to support you.
Annually we take part in a range of national and regional competitions in a wide range of subject areas for those keen to show off the skills they have gained on their courses. Competition entry is not compulsory and does not apply to all subject areas; please ask your tutor if it applies to your course.