What's covered?

This is a Level 1 course that introduces an understanding of the skills required to work with children. You will cover a wide range of topics including growth and development of young children, understanding play, health and safety, healthy living and diets, and a variety of practical activities to explore with young children.

What do you need?

You will need three GCSEs at grade E or above. Reference from school or previous course tutor.

How you are assessed

Assessment will be through a variety of evidence produced for your portfolio. Topics are classroom based and will include practical and written activities.

How Long?

One year

What course next?

Level 2 Certificate for the Children & Young People's Workforce

What could this lead to?

A career in childcare after completing a Level 2 childcare qualification.

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