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Caring For Children Level 1 Certificate at North Lindsey College

Course description

This accredited CACHE Level 1 course will enable you to develop skills, knowledge and understanding relating to childcare. You will attend college for three days per week and placement for one or two days per week.

Course content

There are a range of mandatory and optional units to complete and these may include topics such as: 

- Sharing learning experiences with children 
- Understanding play for early learning 
- Human growth and development 
- Practical health and safety when with young children

Entry requirements

- 2 GCSEs at grade D, including English Language 
- A wide range of GCSEs at grade E, including Maths
- A satisfactory school report
- A clean Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Certificate


You will produce a range of assessment tasks relating to the coursework which could include written assignment, posters, creative activities, booklets, etc. Your assessed work will be internally assessed and externally moderated.

Future opportunities

You need to achieve the full diploma which may include credits from Level 2 units, and English and Maths at a specified level to progress to a Level 2 Early Years Educator course. Alternatively, you may be offered a Childcare Bridging Programme to develop your English and Maths further.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 May 2016

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