Title

Childcare & Early Years Education

CACHE Caring for Children Diploma - N067

12 Quays Full Time Level 1 Duration 36 weeks

Or Application Form to be returned to Student Services

This course will provide you with the opportunity to develop basic knowledge and skills in caring for children.

Course Details

This programme will enable you to study a wide range of skills, all of which will help you on your chosen career pathway, moving into employment or further training. You will get the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised vocational qualification linked to your chosen career. Also, this programme will help you to improve your maths, English and ICT, plus develop the personal and social skills which employers look for.

You will be given support and guidance throughout your learning journey and your progress will be reviewed with you regularly. This qualification aims to give learners the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge needed for caring for children. The units will introduce learners to the main aspects of caring for children.

Entry Guidelines
  • This is a study programme for students 16-18 years.
  • Relevant Entry Level qualification or 3 GCSEs at Grade 2/E or above.
  • Satisfactory interview and two positive references
  • Present a record of achievement from your last school.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities as part of your studies. To further enhance your learning experience the following will be required: Uniform £30 Disclosure and Barring Service Check Certificate £44 If you need support with these costs, don't worry, click on the link below and complete a bursary application form. https://www.wmc.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/bursaries-loans Equipment purchased will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career. N.B. prices correct as of 23/06/2021

Additional Information

This is a 16-18 Study Programme

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C or grade 4 and above in English and maths already
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips


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Starting 1st September 2021 - Ending - 29th June 2022

REF N067N001

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 12:30 — 16:00 12 Quays
Tuesday 10:00 — 16:00 12 Quays
Wednesday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for many students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £850.00

Find out more about course fees & funding

Many College courses are free, if the course has a fee we will ensure that you receive 100% of any subsidy or funding available to you.

For more information on fee subsidies please visit this page - How much will my course cost? or call 0151 551 7777 to speak to our Student Services Team.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support visit this page Bursaries and Loans for more information. We also allow payment by instalments in some courses. We can advise you when you enquire.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form

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