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  • Welcome

    Welcome Sessions: If you would like to join one of our courses you must first attend a Welcome Session (unless you are attending one of our September enrolment dates). To book your Welcome session click here and contact your nearest centre.

    Gain the knowledge and understanding needed to care for children and to support their development in early years or educational settings.

    • Get a nationally recognised qualification to help you develop a professional career
    • Vocational placement training
    • Individual support in a friendly atmosphere

    Join a Making Career Choices in Care and Education course in January, February or March (see start dates below) to select the qualification course that is right for you. 


      These are our courses:
      Course NameDescriptionDuration
      Making Career Choices in Care and Education Not sure exactly what area you want to work in? Find out more about working in the care and education sectors. 15 Hours
      Preparing to Work in Schools (Level 1 Award) Develop the knowledge and skills needed to support children and young people in their schools 10 Weeks
      Working in Early Years Settings (Level 1 Award) Develop a basic knowledge of childcare in early years settings 11 Weeks
      Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (Level 2 Certificate) Learn about children's and young peoples's development, and develop skills and knowledge to support those with disabilities or special educational needs 36 Weeks
      Supporting Individuals with Learning Difficulties (Level 2 Award) Develop skills and knowledge to work or volunteer with individuals with learning disabilities 18 Weeks

      Support Work in Schools and Colleges (Level 2 Award)

      Develop the skills and knowledge to work or volunteer in a school or college setting 18 Weeks
      Safeguarding in a Learning Environment (Level 1 Award) Enhance learning and professional development around safeguarding in the workplace 6 Weeks