Course Overview

Course Overview
This course is for those interested in pursuing a career in caring and working with children. Prosp Overview
You will need to be working at Entry Level 3 English Skills to meet the demands of the course, have a good degree of ICT skills and access to the internet to be able to use Moodle (Lifelong Learning’s virtual learning platform). Prosp Req
There are no exams, certification is gained through participation in class and completion of assignments to the required standard. Prosp Assess
The course consists of 3 mandatory units:
Unit 1 – Confidence building for the young child through play
Unit 2 – Listening to and talking with a young child
Unit 3 – Providing a safe and hygienic environment for a young child
Prosp Content
After successful completion you can progress on to the Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in a School course if you meet the entry requirements.

Your tutor will discuss your next steps with you, and you will have access to a Careers Adviser from National Careers Service.
Prosp Progression
2.50 hrs per wk
15 weeks