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Caring for Children Entry Level (Entry 3) at South Essex College

Course description

This study programme is a fantastic opportunity to gain a foundation in understanding how to care for children, providing lots of opportunities to build confidence, self-esteem and personal friendships.

You will develop an awareness of the suppor

Course content

  • healthy eating
  • play and Learning in the home
  • respecting and valuing children
  • individual rights and responsibilities
  • healthy lifestyles
  • listening to and talking with a young child
  • providing a safe and

Entry requirements

  • demonstrate the ability to work at Entry Level 3 in Maths and English
  • successful interview and satisfactory references


You will be assessed throughout the study program using a wide range of techniques. This includes course work and assignments. There are also exam-based functional skill tests.

Financial information

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Future opportunities

CACHE Introduction to Health, Social Care & Children’s & Young People’s Settings Level 1 Diploma.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Essex College directly.

Last updated date: 11 February 2016
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