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Caring for Children CACHE Level 1 Diploma at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

A one year programme outlining working in childcare.This is a one year programme examining all aspects of childcare.This includes working with children from birth through to 8 years of age.

Course content

This includes working with children from birth through to 8 years of age.As part of the course you will study units such as:• Sharing learning experiences with children • Growth and development of young children • Respecting and valuing children• Healthy living• Self Development

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, although an interest in care is desirable. For progression reasons it is important to understand that although this course will not require a DBS Police records check, should there be a wish to continue to higher levels there will be.


All assessment is through assignment work.

Financial information

You will require stationery equipment, uniform, which is to be worn whilst in a practical child care placement, and text books.

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

At SLC:• Level 2 Early Yes (CYPW)• Level 2 Health & Social Care

Further information

In addition there is a requirement to complete 100 placement hours.

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: 04 October 2017
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    • Located in South Wigston, our £43million college campus has everything you need all in one place!

      • Purpose-built Engineering facility
      • Construction Workshops
      • Hair & Beauty Salons – open to the public
      • Gym
      • Eating Place, including an onsite Costa Coffee
      • Library
      • Onsite nursery
      • Multi-faith room
      • Student Lounge

      Subjects available to study include:

      • Apprenticeships
      • Accounting
      • Business
      • Child Development and Education
      • Computing & IT
      • Construction
      • Engineering
      • FE Choices
      • Foundation Learning
      • Hair & Beauty
      • Health & Social Care
      • Media & Games Design
      • Motor Vehicle
      • Public Services
      • Sport
      • Travel & Tourism

      To find out more about South Leicestershire College:

      0116 264 3535