Childcare and Education

From Preparing to Work in Schools to Support Work and Childcare, earn your CACHE or Level 1 Certificate and take the first steps towards your career in Education and Childcare.

Our range of FREE courses are available to learners who live in Lancashire. For residents outside of Lancashire fees will apply, please enquire.

  • CACHE Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Schools
    Childcare and Education

    This 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
      TUE - 23/02/2021
      12:15 to 14:45
      12 week course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges
    Childcare and Education

    The Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges has been designed as an introduction to the knowledge and understanding needed to work in a school or college environment.

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 21/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      20 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: £230.00
    • Online Course
      THU - 28/01/2021
      12:30 to 15:00
      19 week course
      7 Places Remaining
      Cost: £230.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Childcare Level 1
    Childcare and Education

    Childcare Level 1- Live Online Classroom

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 03/11/2020
      09:30 to 12:00
      9 week course
      6 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • Online Course
      THU - 28/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      12 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
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  • Fast Track - CACHE Level 1 Award in Preparation to Work in Schools
    Childcare and Education

    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 well-being 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.

     

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
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  • Fast Track - CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges
    Childcare and Education

    The Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges has been designed as an introduction to the knowledge and understanding needed to work in a school or college environment. It can apply to the many varied roles that full and part-time support staff may fulfil, including administrative roles, site support roles, technical roles and volunteer roles, as well as roles that work directly with children and young people in the learning environment.

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: £230.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Fast Track - Level 1 Award in Caring for Children
    Childcare and Education

    This Level 1 accredited qualification is designed to prepare learners for further learning and training, whilst developing an understanding of the health and safety aspects when working with young children, how to plan and prepare activities which will support children’s learning and development and the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle.
     

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Into Childcare
    Childcare and Education

    Come along and join us for an informative session where you’ll find out which course is right for you. You’ll gain advice and guidance on current courses we have on offer and you’ll be able to try out a selection of activities that are typical of what you’d complete on one of our courses. 

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 21/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      FRI - 22/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Home Schooling for Parents: English Year 1 and 2
    Childcare and Education
    During this short 2-week course, we will focus on key areas and skills to help your child consolidate prior knowledge from their previous year at school. There will also be lots of ideas and resources available to further help you support your child while home-schooling. It will be full of opportunities for you, as a parent, to ask the tutor questions about how children are currently being taught in school. This is a parent only course aimed at upskilling parents' knowledge, for this reason it will be more effective for you to attend without children. However, we do realise this may not be possible during the current situation, please do not let this stop you from attending.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 01/02/2021
      12:30 to 15:00
      2 week course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 02/02/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      2 week course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Home Schooling for Parents: English Year 3 and 4
    Childcare and Education
    During this short 2-week course, we will focus on key areas and skills to help your child consolidate prior knowledge from their previous year at school. There will also be lots of ideas and resources available to further help you support your child while home-schooling. It will be full of opportunities for you, as a parent, to ask the tutor questions about how children are currently being taught in school. This is a parent only course aimed at upskilling parents' knowledge, for this reason it will be more effective for you to attend without children. However, we do realise this may not be possible during the current situation, please do not let this stop you from attending.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 18/01/2021
      12:30 to 15:00
      2 week course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 02/02/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      2 week course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Home Schooling for Parents: English Year 5 and 6
    Childcare and Education
    During this short 2-week course, we will focus on key areas and skills to help your child consolidate prior knowledge from their previous year at school. There will also be lots of ideas and resources available to further help you support your child while home-schooling. It will be full of opportunities for you, as a parent, to ask the tutor questions about how children are currently being taught in school. This is a parent only course aimed at upskilling parents' knowledge, for this reason it will be more effective for you to attend without children. However, we do realise this may not be possible during the current situation, please do not let this stop you from attending.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 19/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      2 week course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 19/01/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      2 week course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Home Schooling for Parents: Maths Year 1 and 2
    Childcare and Education
    During this short 2-week course, we will focus on key areas and skills to help your child consolidate prior knowledge from their previous year at school. There will also be lots of ideas and resources available to further help you support your child while home-schooling. It will be full of opportunities for you, as a parent, to ask the tutor questions about how children are currently being taught in school. This is a parent only course aimed at upskilling parents' knowledge, for this reason it will be more effective for you to attend without children. However, we do realise this may not be possible during the current situation, please do not let this stop you from attending.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      FRI - 22/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      2 week course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      THU - 04/02/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      2 week course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Home Schooling for Parents: Maths Year 3 and 4
    Childcare and Education
    During this short 2-week course, we will focus on key areas and skills to help your child consolidate prior knowledge from their previous year at school. There will also be lots of ideas and resources available to further help you support your child while home-schooling. It will be full of opportunities for you, as a parent, to ask the tutor questions about how children are currently being taught in school. This is a parent only course aimed at upskilling parents' knowledge, for this reason it will be more effective for you to attend without children. However, we do realise this may not be possible during the current situation, please do not let this stop you from attending.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 21/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      2 week course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      WED - 03/02/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      2 week course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Home Schooling for Parents: Maths Year 5 and 6
    Childcare and Education
    During this short 2-week course, we will focus on key areas and skills to help your child consolidate prior knowledge from their previous year at school. There will also be lots of ideas and resources available to further help you support your child while home-schooling. It will be full of opportunities for you, as a parent, to ask the tutor questions about how children are currently being taught in school. This is a parent only course aimed at upskilling parents' knowledge, for this reason it will be more effective for you to attend without children. However, we do realise this may not be possible during the current situation, please do not let this stop you from attending.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 20/01/2021
      17:30 to 20:00
      2 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      FRI - 05/02/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      2 week course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Lets do LEGO - Family Challenge
    Childcare and Education
    Join us for our Let’s Do LEGO-Family Challenge. Work together as a team to complete tasks set by our Family Learning team! Can you design something beginning with the letter A? The tallest tower? A super strong bridge? An animal? Can your family guess what it is? Come along, have fun and build up your STEM skills too!...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 04/02/2021
      13:00 to 15:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 2 Introduction to Caring for Children & Young People
    Childcare and Education

    This Level 2 accredited qualification is designed to prepare learners for further learning and training, whilst developing an understanding of safeguarding the welfare of children and young people, the importance of play for early learning and child development.
     

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 26/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      21 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: £230.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Level 3 Award in Education and Training
    Childcare and Education
    This course is aimed at anyone interested in a teaching and/or training role.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      TUE - 19/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:30
      12 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: £435.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • STEM-tastic Family Challenge
    Childcare and Education
    Families will take part in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Challenge! Work together to design, prototype and test a Rubber-band powered car! Problem solve, design, work as a team and have fun!
    How far does yours travel? How could you make it faster? All resources are provided- so sign up and help develop the engineers of the future!

    How long is the course?
    Approximately 1 session of 2 hrs via a live online classroom
    How will you learn?
    • Your course will be delivered by a subject specialist in a live online classroom using Zoom or Teams.
    • You will need to be able to access the internet on a device with speakers or earphones.
    • Once you have enrolled onto the course you will be sent further information from your course tutor on how to get started.
    • Resource packs will be sent to you before the start of the course.
    • Your tutor will be on hand throughout the course to offer you support, feedback and guidance.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 09/02/2021
      13:00 to 15:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?

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