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Child Care - Full Time - Level 3 at Barnfield College

Course description

Students will cover a range of topics looking at all areas of children’s care, learning and development.

Sessions will include practical activities and theory to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of childcare.

In addition students will study Functional Skills in English or Maths. There is a mandatory work placement for students.

Entry requirements

- A minimum of 4 x GCSEs at Grade C or above 
- A pass at BTEC Level 2, NVQ Level 2 or VRQ Level 2

English and Maths requirements:
- If aged 16-18 a minimum of Level 2 English and able to work towards Level 2 Maths
- If aged 19 then must have Maths and English Grade A*-C

Future opportunities

Higher Education, Employment or a Foundation Degree

Further information

Students must have clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service for work placement. This will be discussed at interview

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 January 2016
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