Level 1 Diploma in Caring for Children

Key Facts
  • Starts September 2021
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration One Year
  • You Need 1 Requirements needed View


Whether you want to work as a teacher, nursery nurse or in the care industry, it is vital that you can offer a service that is caring, supportive, fun and stimulating. Here at Stockton Riverside College we’ll help you develop these crucial skills to forge a bright career in the childcare industry.

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 safeguarding, development, health and safety and lots more. You’ll have the chance to put all that you’ve learned into practice 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 onto the Diploma for Early Years Practitioner Level 2.

Additional Information

Alongside this qualification learners will attend functional skills or GCSE Maths and English to support their further development in these areas.

With enthusiastic, expert staff we have excellent achievement rates and great progression opportunities.
Chance to work with children for first-hand experience
Both taught and practical lessons that provide valuable transferrable skills.
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