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Skills for Childcare Entry Level 3/Level 1 at East Kent College

Course description

Perfect if you are considering a career in the childcare industry.

Course content

You’ll learn the basics of working within the childcare industry and the skills needed to become an Early Years Practitioner. You can look forward to the chance to work in our on-site nursery alongside industry professionals.

This Study Programme has been designed in such a way that if you are not sure which vocational area you would like to study in, you will have the chance to move and sample a different area at various points in the year.

You will work towards external accreditation in employability skills and a vocational qualification.

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

There are no formal entry requirements for this Study Programme, however a keen interest in the subject is vital, as is a willingness to participate in all practical tasks.

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 broadstairs@eastkent.ac.uk)

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

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.

Future opportunities

On successful completion you could progress on to one of our Level 2 programmes.

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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    • East Kent College's Folkestone Campus is in easy reach of the town centre and Folkestone's thriving creative quarter.

      We offer Study Programmes and courses across a range of subject areas, suited for all students, abilities and ambitions.

      We already haveThe Edge, our School of Creative and Business, a unique combination of a Peter Jones Enterprise Academy and a range of Design, Photography and Film  courses as well as some other fantastic new facilties planned for 2015.

      East Kent College is committed to developing the prosperity and well-being of the communities we serve.