Course Overview

This qualification is aimed at a range of learners, including young people needing to develop life skills as well as those who are thinking of working in childcare. It is also suitable for parents who wish to develop parenting skills, mature learners with special educational needs or where English is an additional language.

The course runs for 2 hours a week.

You will meet new friends and develop your confidence.
At the end of the course you will be able to identify what you might like to do in the future and look at what career opportunities are available.

Course Structure

You will cover a variety of topics such as Healthy Eating for Families, Musical activities for young children, sharing learning experiences with young children, science activities for young children, healthy living, preparing for your next steps and many more.

Entry Requirements

Entry level 3 in English.

How Will I Learn?

We use a variety of teaching and learning methods. Learners are able to submit work in a variety of ways to suit individual needs which include computer work, leaflets, mind maps, set of cards, charts, verbal feedback e.g. audio tape, lists, video tape, collage, tables, displays, booklets, bullet points, posters, diagrams, drawings etc.

You will participate in various practical activities and make resources to support children’s learning. The course will be taught very informally by an experienced childcare tutor.  You will learn in a relaxed and supported atmosphere with lots of support and encouragement.

How You Will Be Assessed

We use a variety of teaching and learning methods. Learners are able to submit work in a variety of ways to suit individual needs which include computer work, leaflets, mind maps, set of cards, charts, verbal feedback e.g. audio tape, lists, video tape, collage, tables, displays, booklets, bullet points, posters, diagrams, drawings etc.

Things You May Need

Paper, pens and a ring binder

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Tel: 01274 433043
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 433246.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 438999
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 FE Registry team.
Tel: 01274 433172
Email: [email protected].
https://www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/study/adult-students/fees