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Child Care Level 3 Diploma at Mediprospects

Course description

This qualification will help you gain the skills, experience and qualifications for a rewarding career in child care.

If you are sympathetic and caring, interested in the wellbeing of children, good at communicating and working as part of a team, a career in child care will be fulfilling and satisfying. The industry as a whole faces a chronic shortage of staff and skills.

Course content

A qualification in childcare will provide you with the skills and expertise to work within childcare settings – such as nurseries, day care centres and schools.

With your newly acquired skills, you will play a vital role in the learning and development of children, equipping them with social skills and the skills they need for interaction with others.

The course covers tasks performed by a nursery assistant and will help you develop a professional working style, safe working practices, awareness of the work environment and communicating effectively with colleagues and customers.

The course will not only improve your motivation and morale, but will make YOU the instrument of bringing best practice to your place of work, will open up significantly better prospects for promotion, give you deeper job-satisfaction, a recognition of your skills and expertise – in short make you a far more valuable employee.

You will cover areas like:

  • Introduction to communication
  • Introduction to personal development
  • Introduction to equality and inclusion


You will be assessed using a combination of assignments, online tests, oral questioning, a portfolio of evidence and by practical demonstration and observation of your on-the-job activities. You will attend classes for a few hours three or four times a week, and spend some time on a work placement where you can be assessed and observed. If you are not in employment, we will arrange a work placement for you.

Future opportunities

Should you choose to, you can progress on to Higher Education or degree courses.

This course will help you establish and secure your footing in the various careers within the childcare sector, progressing from roles like Nursery nurse or Childminder to supervisory or management positions within Early Years Care, Children’s Services and possibly education.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 August 2015
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