Childcare and Education

From Level 1 and Level 2 courses in Caring for Children and Young People and Level 1 and Level 2 courses in Preparing to Work in Schools or Support Work in Schools and Colleges, take the first steps towards your career in Education and Childcare.

Explore our range of FREE* courses and sign-up using our online enrolment portal. If you need support, get in touch, our friendly team can help!

*Note that most of our courses are FREE for Lancashire residents and where fees are applicable, this will be noted on your enrolment.

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Haworth Art Gallery, Accrington
Heysham Library
Intact Centre - Preston
Issa Medical Centre Deepdale Preston
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Lancashire Adult Learning
Lancashire Archives
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Longton Library
Mazuma Stadium Morecambe Football Club
Nelson and Colne College
Nelson Library
New Day Church Lostock Hall
Online Provision
Ormskirk Library
Oswaldtwistle Library
Park Child & Family - Adventure Hyndburn
Peel Park Primary School Accrington
Pendle Women's Forum
Pendle Yes Hub Active Lancashire
Poulton Library
Preston Muslim Forum
Preston Quaker Meeting House
Pukar Disability Resource Centre
Rawtenstall Library
Rishton Library
Sahara in Preston Ltd
Shout Connect Meeting Rooms Preston
Space Centre Creative Support Preston
St Laurence's Church Hall - Chorley
Stoneygate Nursery School
Stubbylee Community Greenhouses & Events
Thornton Library
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Waterside Centre Accrington
Whalley Library
Whitefield Infant School & Nursery Unit
Whitworth Library
  • Get Into Working In an Early Years Setting
    Childcare and Education
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This course will develop learner’s knowledge and skills required to work with children in an early years setting, by exploring vocational pathways and identifying further educational opportunities aligned to either working in childcare settings or schools. This is a knowledge-based qualification, so learners do not need to be undertaking practical placements to achieve this qualification. It will help learners start on the right path and progress towards employment in their chosen area....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 29/02/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      4 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Into Working in Schools and Colleges
    Childcare and Education
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    This course will develop learner's knowledge and skills required to work with children, by exploring vocational pathways and identifying further educational opportunities aligned to either working in schools or colleges. This is a
    knowledge-based, short qualification, so learners do not need to be working in a school or college, or undertake practical placements to achieve this qualification. It will help learners start on the right path and progress towards
    employment in their chosen area.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 19/02/2024
      18:00 to 20:30
      4 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Waterside Centre Accrington
      TUE - 20/02/2024
      13:00 to 15:30
      4 week course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Stoneygate Nursery School
      WED - 21/02/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      4 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 07/03/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      4 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Whitefield Infant School & Nursery Unit
      FRI - 08/03/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • CACHE Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Schools
    Childcare and Education
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    This Level 1 accredited qualification is designed to prepare learners for further learning and training, whilst developing an understanding of the teaching and learning environment in a school setting, how to support the wellbeing of a child or young person and child, and young person development.

    The qualification is aimed at a range of learners who are thinking of working in a school setting. This course is ideal for anyone wishing to progress onto teaching assistant training.

    Learners do not need to be working or undertaking practical placements to take this qualification.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 26/02/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      12 week course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • Online Course
      MON - 18/03/2024
      18:00 to 20:30
      12 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • Sahara in Preston Ltd
      MON - 15/04/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      10 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Working with Children & Young People - is it for me?
    Childcare and Education
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Park Child & Family - Adventure Hyndburn
      TUE - 30/01/2024
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Waterside Centre Accrington
      TUE - 06/02/2024
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Stoneygate Nursery School
      WED - 07/02/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 22/02/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Haslingden Community Link
      THU - 21/03/2024
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Mazuma Stadium Morecambe Football Club
      THU - 25/04/2024
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Pendle Yes Hub Active Lancashire
      THU - 02/05/2024
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 09/05/2024
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 16/05/2024
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
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