Childcare 0-5 L1 Award - Beginners

Course Code: EY1CE0319Z

Programme: Course

Great Yarmouth Library
Tolhouse Street

Great Yarmouth
NR30 2SH

Start Date: 07/10/2019
End Date: 25/11/2019
Day of first lesson: Monday
Total length of course: 7 Sessions
Start time of first lesson: 09:30

Directions to venue

From The Roundabout at the top of the A47 - Acle Straight. Straight over/2nd exit taking you past Asda. 3rd exit at next round about, past Aldi and Kwik Fit Go past the Banks and the Town Hall. Go through the next set of main traffic lights, then take the first left. The Library is situated in front of you to the right.

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Course Description

You will learn about growth and development, practical health and safety, respecting children and craft activities for young children and cover everything you need to achieve the CACHE Level 1 award Caring for Children. Ideal for anyone interested in working and caring for young children. Maths and English Functional Skills qualifications are also included as part of this course

What will you learn?

You will work towards gaining the Level 1 Award for Caring for Children. You will gain this through learning about different aspects of caring for a child.
You will study the following units:
* Respecting and valuing children
* Growth and development of young children
* Practical health and safety when working with young children
* Craft activities for young children

In the class you will take part in class discussions, complete worksheets and take part in practical activities. A highlight of this course is taking part in craft activities suitable for young children

How will the course be taught?

This course is taught over seven weeks.
You will be taught in small groups with friendly and supportive tutors who make sure your experience with us is both stimulating and enjoyable. Extra support with your learning, should you need it, is always available.
Learners will take part in a variety of practical activities, discussions and other learning experiences.
You will develop a folder of work (portfolio) that shows what you have learned on your course.
There may be a small amount of work you need to do at home between classes.

Before you book...

Before attending this course, you must attend an information and assessment session.

What can I do next?

You could progress to the Level 2 Certificate in Children and Young People Workforce (Childcare intermediate). Throughout the programme learners will be given information, advice and guidance to help with progression to Level 2.

What do I need to bring?

You are requested to bring a notepad and pen. Please also bring a cold drink.

Are there any additional costs?

You will not need to buy a text book for this course.

How much does the course cost?

This course is FREE to anyone who earns less than £15,736 a year and has lived in the UK/EU/EEA for 3 years before the start of the course. If you do not meet these criteria you will need to pay the full fees for this course.

Where can I get further support / advice?

Our learner support team can offer further information about:
* help with fees and / or childcare, books, travel costs etc.
* further advice or guidance about courses or career opportunities
* specific learning, access or disability needs that might affect your learning
please call 0344 800 8020

How do I book a place?

To book online follow the links on this page

Alternatively please call us on 0344 800 8020.