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Childcare - CACHE Diploma in Caring for Children level 1 at Kirklees College, Dewsbury Centre

Course description

This course is for anyone interested in working with children. It gives you an introduction to topics that will prepare you to support children’s learning and development and is an excellent starting point for anyone keen to develop a career in the early years industry. There are opportunities to spend time working with children to give you some valuable work experience.

Course content

You will learn how to:

• Provide a safe and supportive environment for children

• Provide children with healthy foods

• Identify how children grow and develop

• Develop your creative skills

• Plan your next steps to employment

Entry requirements

16-18 only. A minimum of 4 GCSEs with the following grades: English 2 and maths at 1 or above, and 2 other GCSEs grade 2 or above. You will require a DBS check for this course.


• Written assignments

• Practical tasks

• Presentations

• Group work

Financial information

As a full time student you should not need to pay any course or examination fees (under 19).

There may be a cost for equipment, educational visits, printing etc.


Future opportunities

BTEC First Certificate in Children’s Play, Learning and Development or level 2 Apprenticeship.

Further information
01484 437070

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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: 01 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year