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Child Care - Study Programme at LifeSkills

Course description

Are you good with kids?
If you like being with children and are thinking of a career which involves looking after them, this could be the course for you.
You'll learn all about the responsibilities of new parents and the growth and development of young children which will give you the basic skills and knowledge similar to working in in a pre-school setting. You can also get the chance to do some work experience to help you put what you have learnt into practice and get that vital experience on to your CV. By completing this qualification on its own or ideally together with the Customer Service or Business and Enterprise qualifications you will have the tools you need to make the next step to your chosen career.

Entry requirements

Not in education, employment or training

Future opportunities

Once completed learners progress onto employment or an apprenticeship programme.

Further information

Speak to your Connexions advisor, Contact us directly on 0800 62 26 536, visit or email

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 14 May 2015
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      LifeSkills delivers a wide range of Study Programmes from its two centres in Basildon.

      At Acorn house you can study either Customer Service, Childcare and Nail and Beauty .

      At Bowlers Croft you can study either Motor Vehicle or Construction.

      As well as your chosen vocation you will also continue to Study maths and English and develop your employability, all vital in helping you succeed and Learn a Living

      Apply now, see the website or contact us on 01268 272 200 for more details