• LevelEntry 3
  • Duration1 year
  • Awarding bodyNOCN


This course has been designed for students who have an interest in care. You will be given the opportunity to develop skills in children’s play, child development, looking after others, health and safety in a caring role and human growth and development.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules will include:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Skills for Gaining Employability
  • Travel Safety
  • Teamwork
  • Craft Skills
  • Human Growth and Development
  • How children play
  • Undertaking an Enterprise Activity
  • Preparing, Presenting and Keeping Food for Children and Young People

September 2021

Entry requirements

There are no formal qualifications required, however you are expected to express an interest and enthusiasm for the Health and Care industry.

You will be continuously assessed using a variety of different methods.

You can progress onto a Level 1 Health and Care course.

You will not have to pay tuition fees if you are under 19 on 31 August in the year of your entry to the course.

Please click the apply now button at the top of this page which will take you to an application form. If you have any queries with regards to your application or you would like further information and support, please contact our Admissions Team on (01642) 333601. Or if you have any enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.