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Bradford College

Entry Level 3 Childcare, Health and Social Care

Subject Area
Early Years & Childcare
Qualification Gained
City and Guilds Introduction to Childcare, Health and Social Care Entry Level 3
Study Level
Entry Level, Entry Level 3
1 year Full-time
Start Date
Study Mode


This course gives you an understanding of child, young person and adult development. You will also develop knowledge in children, young people and adult health and wellbeing. You will have creative, exciting and practical opportunities to develop caring skills, through the use of interactive babies, demonstrations and creative activities.

Please note that a uniform is required for this course, click here to purchase.

All Saints CE Primary School is one of our industry partners on this course and provides outstanding work placements for our young people on the course.

  Key Info

As part of the course, you will develop your personal development skills, including working with others, communication, study skills and employability skills. You will also study English and Maths and have a personal tutor who will support you throughout the course. The course is highly personalised and learning activities are designed to enable you to work towards individualised targets that are meaningful and in keeping with your own goals and aspirations. You will:

  • Develop work-related skills relevant to the physical and emotional needs of young children and adults
  • Learn about dietary, exercise health and safety and emotional needs of children and adults
  • Learn about development from birth to old age and the role of the practitioner

Learners will study 3 core Employability units and 3 sector specific units over the duration of the course.

The course is based on a Programme of Study, which consists of:

  • Vocational activities linking to the chosen area of work
  • A City & Guilds Employability Award
  • Maths and English
  • A tutorial programme
  • Work experience

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, apart from an interest in the specified subject and the ability to commit to positive behaviours and attendance. English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

Please note that a uniform is required for this course, click here to purchase.

You will be assessed through a range of methods that include coursework, assignments and presentations.

30 hours of relevant experience of work are included in the course.

This qualification is ideal to enable learners of all abilities to access a qualification and grow in confidence. It also provides learners with a perfect opportunity to progress onto further educational pathways specialising in childcare or health and social care.


If you are 16 to 18 years old you won't have to pay tuition fees.


Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service ay any time.



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