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Caring For Children Level 1 Diploma at Harlow College

Course description

This course will enhance your basic learning skills and give you an understanding of childcare. You will have an opportunity to develop your knowledge of childcare and practices within the academic setting of college and the practical setting of placement. It provides a route (via a Level 3 Diploma) for those who wish to go on to higher education.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs with at least a grade E in 2 subjects. DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance). Preference given to those with work experience in child-related voluntary work e.g. Brownies/nursery, including a reference from the placement.


Placement/portfolio (written work/presentation)

Financial information

2 lever arch folders, textbooks, stationery. £60 for educational visits and £60 for resources. There will be a charge of £44 for a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

Future opportunities

Further areas of study. Employment as a childcare assistant or playworker.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 14 April 2016
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