Childcare Assistant - Introduction

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Start Date: 2021-02-08
Duration: 5 Months
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: Adults
Location: Angel (K Block)

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Find out more about the courses and levels offered at City and Islington College

ABOUT THE COURSE

This course will prepare you for working with children from birth to five years of age, with knowledge of children up to seven, helping with their development and growth. You will be equipped to continue your studies at college or further afield and into an apprenticeship or full-time work with children, in a range of job roles.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Child development
  • Creative play
  • Healthy lifestyles for children
  • Physical care routines for children
  • Safeguarding, protection and welfare of children
  • Preparing children for school
  • Professional development
  • Support children’s positive behaviour

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • GCSE English at grade 3 or above (or equivalent)

All applicants must have an interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

The course is assessed using a variety of methods including coursework, short tests, practical observations, and reflective journals.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

Adults

Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course may be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

This course will help you progress to further study, such as Health and Social Care - Level 3 or Early Years Educator, which will give you a licence to work within the sector. Future career options can include working in early years settings, such as nurseries or preschools.

OUR CENTRES
Centre for Business, Arts
and Technology
444 Camden Road
N7 0SP
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Sixth Form College
Angel
283-309 Goswell Road
EC1V 7LA
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Centre for Lifelong Learning
28-42 Blackstock Road
Finsbury Park
N4 2DG
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Centre for Applied Sciences
Angel
311-321 Goswell Road
EC1V 7DD
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