Course title: Childcare Level 1
Course description:
If you are interested in working with young children this course is for you. You will develop your knowledge and understanding of the needs of young children from birth to 5. Topics include, growth and development of Young Children, sharing learning experience with children.
Course information:
The course is accredited by City and Guilds and you will gain a Level 1 Certificate in Caring for Children.
You will cover the skills and knowledge needed to care for and work with young children
Units Covered will be:
Growth and Development of Young Children
Sharing Learning Experience with Children
Preparing for your Next Step
This qualification is assessed by putting together a portfolio of evidence that demonstrates how you have met the learning outcomes. Some additional work outside of the classroom is recommended to get the best out of the course.
FUNCTIONAL SKILLS ENGLISH LEVEL 1: This part of the course will help you develop your communication, reading and writing skills
You will learn to:
Prepare for and contribute to the formal discussion of ideas and opinions
Present information/points of view clearly and in appropriate language
Identify the main points and ideas and how they are presented in a variety of texts
Identify suitable responses to texts
Write clearly and coherently, including an appropriate level of detail
Use correct grammar, including correct and consistent use of tense
Your skills will be assessed through an exam consisting of three parts: Speaking, Listening and Communication, Reading and Writing.
Entry requirements:
You will need to attend an interview and complete an assessment before enrolling on the course. You will need to have spoken and written English skills at a suitable level to take part in class discussion and to undertake personal study.

Prosp Content
4.00 hrs per wk
16 weeks