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Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health & Social Care | Brooklands College

Level 1 Certificate in Caring for Children

This qualification provides you with an introduction to the knowledge and skills needed to care for young children.

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Subject Area: 14-16 School Programme / Education and Early Years Professions
Suitable for: School Leavers
Campus: Weybridge

About this course

This qualification provides you with an introduction to the knowledge and skills needed to care for young children. The qualification has a variety of units that cover children’s growth, learning and play as well as self-development. 


Where will I be studying?

Whether you want a career working with children or a stepping stone to further qualifications our courses certainly prepare you well.  There are many different aspects to the profession and our courses will teach you about the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of different aged children and how to apply your knowledge in practice.

We also work with employers, helping to ensure their staff have the latest qualifications and helping us to ensure our courses are developed so that they are relevant in today’s settings.

Course Details

What modules are covered?

You will also take Functional Skills in:

  • English
  • Maths

How is the course assessed?

Through assignments and projects.

Are there any extra costs?

Your tutor will advise you on any additional costs at the start of the course. Students are allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred.

Entry Requirements

What qualifications will I need?

GCSEs grade 3 – 1 (or entry Level 3 literacy and numeracy).

For Pre 16's no entry requirements but must have a keen interest int eh industry and willingness to learn.


Next Steps

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

Start dates

Reference Campus Start
CC02357/232301 Weybridge 04/09/2023
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