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Children’s Care, Learning & Development BTEC Level 2 First Certificate at Chelmsford College

Course description

This course is designed to provide learners with the skills and knowledge needed when working with young children. The course covers a wide range of topics which include: pattern of child development, promoting children's development through play, promoting children's positive behaviour and principles of early years practice.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements:

English Language and maths GCSE at grade D or above.


Specific Entry Requirements:

You must also hold a clear fully enhanced DBS check.


You will be assessed using a range of methods both in the classroom with assignments and in workplace settings.

Financial information

Uniform approx £25

Visits approx £85

Text books approx £22

First aid £10

Future opportunities

Learners would be able to enter employment in job roles such as assistant pre -school worker, assistant in children's centres, assistant in day nurseries or nursery schools or progress to Level 3 provision.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 March 2016

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    • Our Moulsham Street campus has everything you would expect from a modern, well-equipped college campus - and much more besides. Here you will find excellent facilities for work, study and relaxation, laid out over a four-floor site with car parking and good links to buses. 

      The campus offers the highest quality teaching and support within a relaxed, student-focused atmosphere. Our facilities have been redeveloped in recent years and we now boast a new Art, Design and Media centre, as well as a new welcome area with internet cafe and landscaped outside area for students to relax and socialise.

      In addition to Art & Design and Media, our Moulsham Street campus also houses our Childcare and Health & Social Care departments; Applied Science and Extended Learning departments; Sport and Public Services departments. As well as Business, IT and Travel & Tourism.

      The campus also houses a Learning Centre, Skills Development Centre, Assessment Centre, Tutorial Centre, a Copyshop and Refectory. Situated on the grounds of this campus are Dovedale Nursery and Dovedale Sports Centre.