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Caring for Children CACHE Diploma Level 1 Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children and Young People's Settings (a course with an ESOL option is available) at Bradford College

Course description

This qualification encourages an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed to care for young children.

The Units cover topics such as: Care of Young Children and Self Development.

Course content

The Diploma requires 37 credits. You will be required to attend College for five days a week.

There will be the option of a placement in a childcare setting during the summer term.

You will also complete Functional Skills in Mathematics, English and IT as well as a range of other additionality programmes.

Entry requirements

You must be 16 years or over and have a minimum of four GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade E/F or above (English Language must be at a minimum of Grade E) or an Entry Level 3 qualification in a related subject area (along with Functional Skills Entry Level 3 in English or equivalent).

A satisfactory health check, references and interview will be required.


You will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of assessment methods. These will include tasks (set by CACHE) such as designing charts or leaflets and oral questioning.

Future opportunities

  • A knowledge of child development and creative activities with young children
  • An understanding of working in a multicultural society
  • Working as part of a team
  • Working with childcare professionals in placements
  • Communication skills.

Further information

For further information please visit our website or contact our admissions department on 01274 433333.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 November 2017
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