Caring for Children NCFE Diploma Level 1


Course Details

Start Date: 11/09/2023

  • Code: PEYSCB00082
  • Location: Broadway

Course Summary

This qualification provides an introduction to the knowledge and skills needed to care for young children.

Course Content

The qualification is formed of a variety of optional units that cover children’s growth, learning and development. There are also units to help with self-development. This enables you to tailor the qualification to your interests.

The subject areas include (but are not limited to):

- safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
- science, technology, craft and musical activities for young children
- practical health and safety when with young children
- finding out about forest schools
- supporting babies to play, understanding play for early learning, and children’s
play and leisure activities in the community
- sharing learning experiences with children
- human growth and development
- respecting and valuing children
- investigating a vocational area
- self-development
- preparing for your next steps.

Completion of this qualification is achieved through classroom-based learning.

Course Assessment

Portfolio based qualification


Pens, paper, folder


Level 2 Early Years Educator or Level 2 Supported teaching and learning in Schools

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to study for this qualification, but you must demonstrate a genuine interest in this subject, be prepared to follow high standards of behaviour and display a positive attitude to study.

You must be prepared to be working towards GCSE English and GCSE Maths, or a Functional Skill at Entry 3 level or above.

An initial assessment of your English and maths may be required depending on your qualifications to check you have the skills needed to successfully complete this course.

Start Date: 11/09/2023

  • Code: PEYSCB00082
  • Location: Broadway
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