An Individual Learning Plan will be designed for your needs
Assigned a Personal Tutor and a Progress Tutor who specifically look after your pastoral and course requirements
Trips out to nursery settings where you will have the opportunity to interact and work with some children.
Course includes talks, competitions and celebrations of achievements
The course covers the following units:
Developing a child’s confidence
Listening to children – communication skills
Health and safety when working with children
Responsibilities of parents
Whist on this course you will have opportunities to work towards passing your English and Maths. You will also learn about Equality. During your time on this programme, you will also take part in external visits, such as Eureka – Children’s interactive museum, Portland Basin and The Slavery Museum in Liverpool.
More than just a Course
If you are interested in a career in Early Years, Tameside College offers a wide range of courses to get you started in the rewarding career of the health, social care and early year’s sector.
Early Years is an exciting and challenging career. The course will combine core skills such as communication, development of children and health and safety. The course will give you the knowledge and skills to move forward onto level 1.
Alongside your core Childcare qualification you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills in Maths and English (if not already achieved at L2)
So that you can attend your weekly placement you will undergo and acquire an enhanced DBS check
Learners must have;
No formal GCSE’s
Successful interview with a Early Years tutor
A genuine interest in the subject
Good communication skills
A hardworking approach
On successful completion of this qualification you can progress onto:
The L1 Diploma in Caring for Children (subject to meeting entry requirements)