Who is the course for?
The aim of this qualification is to prepare learners to work with children between birth and five years, with knowledge of children up to seven years. Learners will need to attend a practical placement as an important part of the assessment process involves evaluating skills in real working situations.
Do I need any formal qualifications?
You should have two GCSEs at Grade C, or a relevant Level 1 Qualification and Functional Skills in English at Level 1, plus good communication skills and a high level of motivation. DBS clearance and references required.
What will I study on the course?
You will spend considerable time in a placement setting where your work with children and young people will be assessed. Ideal if you would like to work in a range of settings with children or young people up to the age of 18.