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Introduction to Early Years Education & Care CACHE Level 2 Certificate at Northbrook College Sussex

Course description

Learn about caring for children from birth to 7 years.


Units include:

  • Child development
  • Care of children
  • Play and practical activities
  • Health and wellbeing


Work placements are integral to the courses and close links with the community ensure students have access to work placements that offer the opportunity to link classroom theory to workplace practice. Learners enjoy the opportunity to gain ‘hands on’ experience.


Levels 2 and 3 aim to equip students for professional roles as qualified and committed practitioners.


All classes are supported by the use of the College’s virtual learning environment.

Entry requirements

To start on this course you need:
Either
GCSE English and Maths at grade D or above 
or 
a relevant Level 1 qualification with at least 80% Merit profile, full achievement of appropriate Functional Skills qualifications and an appropriate reference.


If you do not have the above qualifications, you may be able to start on the Level 1 course instead.


Additional Entry Criteria

All candidates must have a Disclosure and Baring Service Check (formally CRB). Two suitable references, one from current school tutor and the second from a childcare professional - ie work experience report. Some childcare experience is required.

Future opportunities

After 1 year at Level 2 you can achieve CACHE Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education & Care This means you can either seek employment or, with satisfactory grades, tutor report and Level 2 Maths and English, you can apply for Level 3.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 10 May 2016
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