Childcare and Early Years

This course caters to the recruitment needs of local childcare providers and will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in this field.

Course overview
The Award in Childcare with Employability Skills is a four week
programme. It will focus on comprehending child development which
will benefit parents and caregivers. This also contributes towards
creating a positive community impact – childcare services are crucial in
supporting families. All participants will be required to complete a two
day work experience placement as part of their programme. This will
then lead to a guaranteed job interview.

Course content
• Childcare Fundamentals: learn the core principles of childcare,
child development, and age appropriate teaching methods
• Employability Skills: develop crucial skills such as communication,
teamwork, problem solving, and professionalism to excel in the
childcare profession

• New City College

Duration: 4 weeks

On completion of this course there are numerous entry level career
opportunities, for example: nursery assistant, nanny, babysitter,
playgroup assistant, or creche assistant. You will acquire valuable
insights and expertise to excel in providing high-quality childcare.
This can lead to higher-paying positions and career advancement.

Entry requirements
To attend this course you must:
• Be aged 19 and over
• Be legally allowed to work in the UK
• Have lived in the UK for the last three years
• Be claiming work-related benefits such as Jobseeker’s Allowance or
Housing Benefit
• Pass a short assessment for English and Maths