|Course Title||NCFE/CACHE Level 1 Award/Certificate/Diploma in Caring for Children|
This qualification is designed to stimulate interest and encourage your understanding of the skills and knowledge needed to care for a child. You will learn about the growth and development of children and will need an ability to relate to children.
Four or more GCSEs at grade A*-E (9-2) including English. A clear DBS check which you can apply for at enrolment.
A full-time one year course starting in September.
You will complete a combination of mandatory and optional units, all assessed by coursework and portfolio tasks. Such as: Growth and development of young children, children’s play, practical health and safety and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.
To be successful in a childcare career you will need to develop good communication skills and be able to work as part of a team.
At Bury College you will benefit from work experience as an essential element of your study programme. you will be supported to secure a five day work experience placement allwoing tou to gain hands-on work based industry skills. Childcare students have previously secured high quality work experience placements at:
Your Childcare Study Programme will support personal development to ensure you make good progress and acquire the skills required for successful progression to Level 2 Childcare or an apprenticeship. You will have the opportunity to take part in fundraising events, sport and fitness activities, course related study visits and careers events.
A booklist is available at a cost of around £25. There is also a Childcare uniform which you may like to purchase.
Four A Level students from Bury College attended an overnight conference for high-achieving young women, hosted by Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge.