If you are looking to take the first step to start your career, enhance your current career prospects or retrain; we have a wide range of courses available to help you build your skills and knowledge

You will not only benefit from programmes that have been designed to help you thrive within the Childcare and Education profession, but you will also join a group of Colleges that have a long track record of academic success and a history of outstanding quality – giving you an advantage in your career.

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Childcare and Education

Early Years (Childhood Studies)


The programme will be available on a full-time basis over one year. Students will attend one day/evening per week for the full-time route. This qualification builds upon the Foundation Degree in Early Years (Childhood Studies) and provides vocationally relevant knowledge and understanding, as well as academically relevant knowledge in order to achieve a balanced view of childhood. Students will ...
Accrington and Rossendale College
05/09/2022
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41 weeks
£8250 Full-time or £4125 Part-time
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CACHE Level 1 Award in Caring for Children


"This Level 1 accredited qualification is designed to prepare learners for further learning and training, whilst developing an understanding of the health and safety aspects when working with young children, how to plan and prepare activities which will support children’s learning and development and the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle. The qualification is aimed at a range of learners wh...
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MON 19/09/2022
18:00 to 21:00
12 weeks
£95.00
20 Places Remaining
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THU 22/09/2022
12:00 to 15:00
12 weeks
£95.00
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CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges


The Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges has been designed as an introduction to the knowledge and understanding needed to work in a school or college environment. It can apply to the many varied roles that full and part-time support staff may fulfil, including administrative roles, site support roles, technical roles and volunteer roles, as well as roles that work directly with c...
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TUE 20/09/2022
18:00 to 21:00
12 weeks
£95.00
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THU 22/09/2022
09:30 to 12:30
12 weeks
£95.00
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Early Years


This programme is designed for those who wish to, or those already, working or volunteering in an Early Years setting, who want to progress their career within the sector. This programme takes two years full-time (or three or four years part-time). Students will undertake a teaching and learning placement of 200 hours per academic year alongside their academic studies. This programme is in p...
Nelson and Colne College
05/09/2022
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94 weeks
£8250 Full-time or £4125 Part-time
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Professional Graduate / Post Graduate Certificate in Education / Certificate in Education (In Service) (Lifelong Learning)


This programme is aimed at those wanting to teach in further, higher and adult education, also within the 14+ school sector (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills).
Accrington and Rossendale College
05/09/2022
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94 weeks
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Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) (Lifelong Learning)


This programme is aimed at those wanting to teach in further, higher and adult education, also within the 14+ school sector (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills).
Accrington and Rossendale College
05/09/2022
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41 weeks
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Supporting Teaching and Learning


This qualification provides learners with an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with Children and young people in school and College environments. It covers all aspects of specialist support including planning, delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the Teacher; bilingual support; special needs support; and personal...
Accrington and Rossendale College
WED 14/09/2022
09:30 to 12:30
32 weeks
£2,225* Eligible for advanced learner loan
7 Places Remaining
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Teaching and Learning Support


This programme is offered in partnership with the University of Cumbria and has been designed for those who wish to work, or those already working or volunteering, in a Teaching and Learning supportive role in any educational setting, who want to progress their career within the sector. The full-time programme takes two years (and is also availabe on a part-time basis over three or four years)....
Nelson and Colne College
05/09/2022
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94 weeks
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