Childcare and education

Childcare & Education

Childcare and Education

What you'll learn

Gain knowledge, skills and understanding about how to care for and support children’s development in early years or educational settings.
  • Individual support in a friendly atmosphere
  • Get a nationally recognised qualification
  • Help you develop a professional career
  • Vocational placement training
Courses are available at all our main Adult Learning Centres, with start dates throughout the year.

Available Childcare Courses

Course NameDescriptionDuration
Making Career Choices in Care and EducationNot 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 schools10 Weeks
Working in Early Years Settings (Level 1 Award)Develop a basic knowledge of childcare in early years settings11 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 needs36 Weeks
Supporting Individuals with Learning Difficulties (Level 2 Award)Develop skills and knowledge to work or volunteer with individuals with learning disabilities18 Weeks
Support Work in Schools and Colleges (Level 2 Award)Develop the skills and knowledge to work or volunteer in a school or college setting18 Weeks
Safeguarding in a Learning Environment (Level 1 Award)Enhance learning and professional development around safeguarding in the workplace6 Weeks

Childcare Welcome Sessions

The Avenue Library
DayDateTime
Tuesday12/3/199.30am - 12:00pm
Friday14/6/199.30am - 12:00pm
Longsight Library and Learning Centre
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Friday11/1/199.30am - 12:00pm
Friday14/6/199.30am - 12:00pm
Newton House
DayDateTime
Friday1/3/20199.30am - 12:00pm
Greenheys Centre
DayDateTime
Friday01/03/20199.30am – 12:00pm
Friday03/05/20199.30am – 12:00pm
DayDateTime
Friday11/01/20199.30am – 12:00pm
Friday14/06/20199.30am – 12:00pm
Abraham Moss Centre
DayDateTime
Friday11/01/20199.30am – 12:00pm
Friday03/02/20199.30am – 12:00pm
Friday19/07/20199.30am – 12:00pm
Forum Learning
DayDateTime
Friday11/01/20199.30am – 12:00pm
Friday22/03/20199.30am – 12:00pm
Friday19/07/20199.30am – 12:00pm
Withington Centre
DayDateTime
Friday01/03/20199.30am – 12:00pm
Friday22/03/20199.30am – 12:00pm
Friday03/05/20199.30am – 12:00pm
Friday14/06/20199.30am – 12:00pm
Friday19/07/20199.30am – 12:00pm