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.

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

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    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
      WED - 21/04/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      11 week course
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • Online Course
      THU - 22/04/2021
      18:00 to 20:30
      11 week course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
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  • Childcare Level 1
    Childcare and Education

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    Childcare Level 1- Live Online Classroom

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 22/04/2021
      18:00 to 20:30
      8 week course
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    • Online Course
      FRI - 23/04/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      8 week course
      17 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

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    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
      Available from:
      20/04/2021
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: £230.00
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  • Fast Track - Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to Caring for Children and Young People
    Childcare and Education

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    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 19/04/2021
      09:30 to 15:30
      10 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: £230.00
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  • Get into Working with Children
    Childcare and Education

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    This short course has been designed to give you an insight into working in a child related field whilst gaining an introductory qualification. (Entry Level 3 Award in Childcare) Completing this award will enable you to explore this area of vocation and begin to develop the skills and confidence needed to work with children. By doing this award you should be able to progress onto further educational opportunities more specific to either childcare or working within schools.
    This is a knowledge-based qualification so learners do not need to be working or undertaking practical placements to achieve this qualification. It provides a fabulous insight and preparation to working within childcare or school settings. It will help you decide which route you wish take, to further your education, and finally achieve employment in your chosen area.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 09/06/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      4 week course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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  • Workplace Essentials Programme - Children and Education
    Childcare and Education

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    Online
    The purpose of this programme is to help you expand your knowledge and understanding in addition to your Level 1/ Level 2 course in working within Children and Young People within Childcare or Education Sectors. The course will focus on a range of conditions young people experience in the educational settings you are looking to progress your employment in. Subjects protected by legislation such as safeguarding, equality and diversity and health & safety are also included to give you an understan...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      19/04/2021
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      Available from:
      07/06/2021
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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