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Level 1

Caring for Children | NCFE Certificate | Level 1

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Level 1 course enables you to gain valuable skills and work experience to progress onto further study and move towards the early year’s career of your choice.

Being on a Level 1 course, you will receive excellent help and support from experienced tutors and teaching assistants. Working in small classes, you will notice your confidence and self-esteem grow.

Level 1 also boosts your social skills and ability to get on with a variety of people. Your study programme will also include some supported English and Maths sessions and provide a first step towards gaining qualifications.

Our tutors have wide-ranging experience which supports their teaching, including roles as school governors, early years teachers, nursery nurse/playgroup supervisors, and first aid practitioners.

The course provides:

  • Fantastic links with local hospitals, schools, and nurseries
  • Inspirational guest speakers
  • High progression rate to employment.

At the end of this course, you will achieve a level 1 Certificate in Caring For Children.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Start at Level 1 if you have at least 2 GCSEs at grade 2 (F) or above, preferably including English and maths. Plus, two references; one from working with children and an enhanced DBS.

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Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.

Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.

HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS

Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2

Apply

Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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