Course Type / Attendance

Short Course

Subject Area


Start Date

Starts throughout the year







Course Level


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Who is this course for?

This programme is suitable for those who wish to gain employment within Childcare settings.

The focus is upon developing practical skills within the role, enhancing knowledge of Childcare and improving job search and interview skills to gain employment in the sector.

What do you need to apply for the course?

Learners wishing to undertake this course should be aged 19 or over. You will need to have at least a Level 1 qualification in literacy as you will be expected to write answers for assessment purposes.

What are the key things you'll learn?

This course is designed to explore a broad range of essential skills including job search skills, personal preparation for employment, self-improvement and effective behaviour at work. Learners will be encouraged and supported in job searches and applications within the sector and with interview skills. They will also develop their CV.

How you will learn

This course is taught through weekly classroom based theory lessons, interactive activities, group work and observations.

Where could this course take you?

After successfully completing the course you could progress to level 2 courses in this sector.

What costs will you incur?