Course Overview

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

Course Structure

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

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

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

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.


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. 

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].