Level 1 Childcare
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: GCSE profile of 5 GCSEs at grade 2, including Maths or English.
Start Date: September 2021
Length: 1 year
Course Overview

This course provides an interesting and varied basic introduction to the childcare and health and social care sectors. It will help you to develop skills for progression onto higher level courses within this area as well as give you the wider skills such as study skills, communication skills, and English and Maths, to enable you to progress to the next level. Learning is through classroom based and practical workshop activities. Maths and English will be a core part of the qualification

What will I learn?

For your chosen vocational option, you will also study a range of topics which may include:

• Being organised
• Creating a Personal Development Plan
• Child development
• Care routines
• Craft activities
• Safeguarding
• Food nutrition



How will the course be assessed?

You will be assessed through written assignments, exams and practical assessments.

Progression and Careers

Students can progress onto a Level 2 qualification in either Childcare or Health and Social Care, Traineeships and Apprenticeships.

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