Course Overview

This qualification provides an introduction to working with young children in a care setting. The course will run at Forster College - part of Bradford College.


Completion of this qualification will give you a basic understanding of the knowledge and the skills needed to care for young children.




Course Structure

Units are:

  • Healthy eating for families
  • Sharing learning experiences with children
  • Health and Safety when with young children.


Entry Requirements

You do not need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as this is a knowledge-only qualification.


To apply contact Forster College, or pop in and see us at Reception.

Fourth Floor, City Training Services, 39/41 Chapel Street, Bradford, BD1 5BY


Call 01274 765272 

Email [email protected] 

Fully funded places are available subject to ESFA funding rules.




Once you have successfully completed the course, you may be able to progress onto a Level 2 course in Childcare or Supporting Teaching and learning in Schools

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088349.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.
Email: [email protected].