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Early Years Health Social Care

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What's Involved

Completion of this qualification provides you with an introduction to and a basic understanding of the knowledge and skills needed to care for young children, for example:

  • Knowing the support a young child needs to gain confidence through play
  • Understanding activities that will develop a child’s talking and listening skills
  • Understanding the role of a routine in the care of a young child
  • Knowing about the need for a healthy diet for a young child
  • Knowing about combining food to make up a balanced diet
  • Knowing how to respect and value children as individuals
  • Knowing the role of adults in supporting play and leisure activities in the community

Teaching is classroom based with a 2-3 week block placement at the end of the course in a day nursery or pre-school. Units studied might include: Confidence building for the young child through play; providing a safe and hygienic environment for a young child; routines; respecting and valuing children; children’s play and leisure activities.

Entry Requirements

Satisfactory interview, Satisfactory DBS (formerly CRB) check.

Where will it take me?

Successful students can progress onto the Level 1 study programme in Childcare or Health and Social Care or an alternative Level 1 course within the college.

Course Assessment Method

You will have one assignment which will be assessed per unit

Where and When

Caring for Children Entry Level Certificate

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Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year. Additional miscellaneous fees may be applicable.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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