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Childcare Level 3 at George Spencer Academy and Technology College

Course description

100% coursework - NO EXAMS!!!! A 2 year course. It is equivilent to 3 A levels. Students are given the opportunity of gaining a broad understanding of the child care sector, which will include completing 800 placement hours enabeling the student to gain a specialist understanding of specific aspects of the sector within a variety of different childcare establishments; schools, pre-schools, nurseries, child minders, social workers, hospitals. A CRB check will be performed before commencing onto placements. Durinf the 2 year course, you will undertake a peadiatric first aid course qualification. Both the first aid qualification and the CRB check are funded by the school. The qualification will build and evelope the nevessary practical skills and understanding to provide learners with a firm grounding in the principles of childrens care for pragression into employment or higher level education. Work experience and links to the workplace form a central; part of the programme. With successful completion learners will achieve qualified practitioner status (for the 0-8 age group).

Entry requirements

5 A*-C at GCSE including Maths and English.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact George Spencer Academy and Technology College directly.

Last updated date: 18 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years