Level 1 Diploma in Caring for Children

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Course Specifics

Childhood Studies
Level 1
16-18 School Leavers
1 year
Interview Required:
Age 16-18 Cost:
No cost
Age 19 or Over:
Funding Assisted:
Yes dependant on your circumstances
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Course overview

Key modules on this course include:

Introduction to Children & Young People
  • Equality and Inclusion
  • Children and Young People's Development
  • Awareness of Health and Safety
  • Person Centred Support

    Who is this course for?

    This course is perfect for you if you're considering a career in health and/or social care with adults or children and young people. It will help to develop your knowledge and awareness of the types of roles available in these sectors. This qualification doesn't qualify you to go straight into the world of work but provides a starting point for deciding whether a career in the sector is right for you. You will need a range of E grades at GCSE including English and Maths.

    Entry qualifications

    You will need a range of E/2 grades at GCSE including English and maths.

    What other experience will I gain?

    A big part of what this course offers is preparing you for the world of work and as such we support you in finding a work placement. Tutors will also work with you to help improve your Maths and English skills.

    Where will this lead?

    You can progress onto Level 2 qualifications in a related field such as the BTEC First Certificate in Children's Play Learning and Development

    What are my career options?
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