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Child Care Diploma Level 1 at College of North West London (FE)

Course description

This Child Care course offers you an insight into what it is like to work with young children. It will help you to develop the practical skills and theoretical knowledge you will need to progress to the next level of study. To work in this sector you will need a minimum of a Level 2/3 qualification.

Course content

The course includes the following units: • Science activities for children • Technology activities for young children • Music activities • Practical health and safety • Finding out about forest schools • Craft activities • Sharing learning experiences • Growth and development • Respecting and valuing children • Preparing your next step • Supporting babies to play • Healthy living and eating To achieve this qualification you will need to pass all the units.

Entry requirements

You will need English and Maths skills at Entry 3. If you do not have evidence of your English and Maths levels you will be given an online English and Maths assessment after you submit your application. You may also be asked to complete a piece of free writing or a vocational assessment. If you meet the entry requirements you will then be offered an interview with a tutor to discuss the course.


You will be assessed by observation, written assignments and witness evidence.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact College of North West London (FE) directly.

Last updated date: 04 March 2016
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