This course will give you an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed to care for young children. The course covers children’s growth, learning and development with units to help with personal development. You will be introduced to the different sectors and look at both children and adult needs including nutrition, health and communication. You will also have the opportunity to explore units such as leisure activities for adults and learning experiences for young children.
Careers in Childcare & Early Years
Childcare & Early Years
Childcare students will be based in our multi-million pound campus, with specialist classrooms and equipment such as cyber babies and early years resources. Completing a work placement is a crucial element of our childcare courses as it means you can apply classroom learning in a real work environment.
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We understand 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 to achieve their full potential.
Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.
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.