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Award in Childcare

Course Duration

60 Guided Learning Hours

Tuition Fees

This course is free and accessible to anyone who matches the entry requirements.

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About this course

This qualification provides learners with a short introduction to the childcare industry. Learners will experience the main units which drive success within the childcare industry.

What will I study?

  • Communication with children

  • Question techniques

  • Appropriate play activities

  • Evaluating communication skills for development

  • Supporting children with speech and hearing impairments

  • The value of play for babies and young children

  • Creating play timetables

  • Analysing the development value of early years activities

  • Connecting play activities to cultural events

  • Understanding physical social emotional social and language development from birth until 4 years

Why study here?

We don’t just develop the knowledge and skills; we go above and beyond to develop interpersonal skills that help you develop your career. Not just filling out a workbook, taking away the foundations of a great career. Practical vocational experience. Linked to businesses in your community – linked to employment opportunities

Entry requirements

14+ years old
Must have legally lived within the UK for at least 3 years
As part of your enrolment process, you’ll complete some initial screening to identify your current working level and to build your learning plan. As part of this process, we’ll provide you with career information and advice to select the best option for you

Course duration

60 Guided Learning Hours

What courses can I progress to?

Subject to eligibility, contact us for more information.

Tuition fees

This course is free and accessible to anyone who matches the entry requirements.

How to apply

To apply for this course, please contact us at

Please note

We make every effort to ensure the information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2023-24. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.

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