Level 1 Diploma in Caring for Children

Key Facts
  • Starts September
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration One Year
  • You Need 1 Requirements needed View


We believe there is nothing more important than taking responsibility for a child’s well- being. Whether working as a teacher, nursery nurse or in the care industry, it is vital you can offer a service that is caring, supportive, fun and stimulating. Our courses will show you how to develop all of these skills and apply them at work.

What will I learn

Throughout this course you will learn the basics of what it takes to work with babies and children. You will benefit from a combination of theory and practical sessions covering a range of topics including development, safeguarding, health and safety and organising activities. You will understand how children develop and learn effective techniques for interacting with young children. You will also get the chance to apply what you have learnt on a work placement.

How will I learn

The qualification is delivered through a range of both taught and practical sessions, enabling learners to obtain the skills required to work with young children.

What's next

You could progress on to the Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner Level 2.

Additional Information

If you do not already have an English and maths GCSE grade 9-4/A*-C, you will continue to work towards this as part of your main program of study*.

With enthusiastic, expert staff we have excellent achievement rates and great progression opportunities.
Good links with employers in the sector.
Both taught and practical lessons that provide valuable transferrable skills.
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