Childcare / Early Years

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Click Apply Now, and we will call you for an interview. We have courses at:

  • Enfield Centre, LS7
  • Deacon House, Seacroft, LS14
  • Beeston, Joseph Priestley, LS11
  • Eastgate, LS2
  • Online with Google Classroom

Our courses will enable you to develop the knowledge, skills and experience required to work in Early Years settings, such as primary schools and creches.

Course Information

We have a range of levels from Entry to Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3. Please
Apply and we will talk you through the best Pathway for you, based on your
skills and experience.

Find out more info on Teaching Assistant and Childcare Courses for
September 2023 below

September 2023 Teaching Assistant Childcare Courses


Who is this course for?

Adult learners. We have online and in class courses. You can also choose between Beeston, Deacon, Enfield or Eastgate to attend in class.

Units / Modules

You can discuss at assessment with the teacher. Quailifications available are:

  • Level 3 Childcare - Diploma for the Early Years Workforce
  • Level 2 Cerificate - Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Level 2 Childcare Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young peoples Mental Health
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
  • Level 2 Certificate in Autism
  • Level 1 Award in Preparing to work in schools
  • E3 Certificate in Caring for Children
  • First Steps to Working in Childcare

Benefits / Skills

  • How to plan and support children in an early years setting
  • Support the wellbeing of children and babies

Assessment Types

Learners will complete a portfolio of evidence. There will also be continuous assessment which includes written tasks and activities, case studies and project work.

Entry Requirements

  • Aged 19+
  • Level 2 qialifications will be required for Level 3

Career Progression

We have a range of progression levels up to Level 3, qualifying you to volunteer or gain work in schools or colleges.

Course Details


18 or 36 weeks

Study Type

Part time

Course Code


Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Facts


Online or face to face delivery. Excellent progression into higher courses and jobs.

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