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.
Before you begin a course, we carefully assess your skills at a ‘Welcome session‘ to make sure you join a course at the right level for you. To book a place on a Welcome session navigate to the Welcome session dates and contact the relevant centre.
Available Childcare Courses
|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|
Childcare Welcome Sessions
|Course Title||Venue||Day||Time||Centre Postcode||Centre Telephone Number|
|Welcome to Care and Education||The Avenue Library||Monday-Friday||09:30am-12:00pm||M9 6HW||0161 234 5080|
|Welcome to Care and Education||Abraham Moss Centre||Monday-Friday||09:30am-12:00pm||M8 5UF||0161 219 6735|
|Welcome to Care and Education||Newton House Centre||Monday-Friday||09:30am-12:00pm||M40 1NY||0161 254 7706|
|Welcome to Care and Education||Longsight Library and Learning Centre||Monday-Friday||09:30am-12:00pm||M12 4NE||0161 227 3706|
|Welcome to Care and Education||Greenheys Centre||Monday-Friday||09:30am-12:00pm||M14 4HZ||0161 254 7314|
|Welcome to Care and Education||Forum Learning||Monday-Friday||09:30am-12:00pm||M22 7HH||0161 935 4080|
|Welcome to Care and Education||Withington Centre||Monday-Friday||09:30am-12:00pm||M20 3ED||0161 234 5687|