Study Programme

Levels 1 & 2 Childcare

Qualification: CACHE Level 1 Award, Certificate and Diploma in Caring for Children

A course designed to develop skills in caring for children.

You will cover a wide range of topics including:

  • Growth and development of young children
  • Musical activities for young children
  • Craft activities for young children
  • Practical health and safety when working with young children.

Course Requirements

  • An interest in the subject
  • E3 English and maths.

Qualification: CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Caring for Children and Young Adults

A course designed to develop skills achieved through completion of Level 1 Childcare.

A range of topics including:

  • Safeguarding and the welfare of children and young people
  • Importance of play for early learning
  • The value of play for young children
  • Use of food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet.

Course Requirements

  • 4 GCSE Grade D or above qualifications or a Level 1 qualification
  • Level 1 English and maths
  • An interest in the subject.

Industry standards/Occupational requirements needed to work within the Childcare industry:

  • A DBS check
  • An appropriate and positive attitude to working with children.
  • Good personal hygiene and appropriate appearances.
  • Gentle calm nature and patient.

To find out more, phone (01733) 555197, email choices@citycollegepeterborough.ac.uk