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Childcare & Health & Social Care at Castleford Academy

Course description

•Technical Level 3 certificate in Childcare and Education & BTEC D90 diploma in Health & Social Care
•Both courses are equivalent to 1.5 A-levels which results in a 3 A-level equivalent.
•2 year course
•Work experience compulsory

Course content

•Technical Level 3 certificate in Childcare and Education
•Provides learners with knowledge on children from birth to 7 years
•Work experience with children from birth to 5 years 1 day a week
•Progression opportunities into university, childcare, nursing, primary teaching.
•Units of work include:
•Child development,
•Child learning,
•Play and learning

Entry requirements

5 GCSE's

Interview with Head of Sixth Form


Coursework and external examination

Financial information

Bursary available when applied for and circumstances match the terms.

Future opportunities

Primary teaching.

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: 26 April 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Course code: Childcare & H&SC


  • More information

      A few words from our Principal.........It is an honour and a privilege to be Principal of our outstanding school. At Castleford Academy you will find an environment to unlock the true potential of every child.

      To make this achievable we believe we have assembled an outstanding staff, guided and supported by a similar calibre of leadership and management.