Caring for Children (Level 1) at New College Swindon
CACHE courses are nationally-accredited qualifications which will give you a good foundation of knowledge in child care.
Sharing learning experiences with children
Human growth & development
Musical activities for children
Science activities for young children
Respecting and valuing children
Healthy eating for families
Confidence building in young children
Listening and talking with a young child
Finding out about Forest Schools
Preparing for your next steps
You will also do some units in practical English and practical Maths, and may have the chance to gain other qualifications, whilst you are on the course.
There are no practical placements included with this course.
You must have a strong interest in working with children.
You need to be keen to learn, prepared to work hard, and well organised.
For the Award and the Certificate, we prefer that you have some GCSE passes, though there are no formal GCSE requirements. Each applicant will be considered on their merits.
You must be at least 14 years of age.
Your progress will be assessed through written assignment work.
You must gain at least 10 credits from the units listed above, to get the Award, and 26 credits to gain the Certificate.
This is a one-year, full time course which introduces you to the skills required for working with children.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Swindon directly.