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Introducing Caring for Children and Young People Level 2 at East Kent College

Course description

Perfect if you are keen to take your first steps towards becoming a qualified Early Years Practitioner.

Course content

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 babysitting and customer service skills. You can look forward to the chance to work in our on-site nursery alongside industry professionals. 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.

 

Entry requirements

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.

Financial information

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

Future opportunities

What next? On successful completion you could progress onto our Level 3 programme.

Further information

Please Contact - Student Support Services on 01843 605062, e-mail: support.services@eastkent.ac.uk

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 28 February 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year(s)
  • Course code: 001021/1/1
  • Web url: www.eastkent.ac.uk
  • Number of planned places: 14

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    • East Kent College's Broadstairs campus is  located on the Isle of Thanet in Broadstairs, Kent on the southeast coast of the United Kingdom.

      We offer an outstanding range of college Study Programmes across a range of subject areas, suited for all students, abilities and ambitions.
       
      The Broadstairs campus is located on Ramsgate Road, and over the last three years over £25m has been invested in new facilities which include a Centre for Environmental Technologies, a centre for Creative Industries and a unique-4 Star Training hotel.
       
      East Kent College is committed to developing the prosperity and wellbeing of the communities we serve.