Essential information:

Title:

Level 2 - Introduction to Childcare

Code:

001021/1/1

Start date:

11/09/2017

End date:

11/07/2018

Weekly hours:

15 hours per week

Location:

Broadstairs,Folkestone

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Content

What does this course involve?

Broadstairs Campus You’ll learn skills needed to work in childcare, such as how to engage with young children, development through play, and the learning opportunities in a nursery or home environment. Additional units will include customer service skills.

You can look forward to the chance to work in our on-site nursery alongside industry professionals.

Folkestone Campus

You’ll learn skills needed to work in childcare settings, such as how to engage with young children as well as health and safety in a care environment. Additional units will include babysitting and customer service skills.

You can look forward to the chance to participate in a work experience placement to help develop your practical skills.

This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

Requirements

What qualifications do I need?

You will need a minimum of four GCSEs at D grades or equivalent, including maths and English. Students may be able to progress from Level 1 vocationally related programmes.

Assessment

You will learn through practical and theoretical lessons and build a portfolio of work.

Fees & Costs

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail broadstairs@eastkent.ac.uk)

Folkestone Campus 01303 858300 (or e-mail folkestone@eastkent.ac.uk)

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.

Opportunities

On successful completion you could progress on to our Level 2 programme.

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