Gateway Entry Level 3 Award in Skills for Childcare

Year: 2020/21
Exam Board: Gateway
Qualification Number: 60091721

Entry Requirements 
You must be 19+ years of age by 31 August 2020. You have to have been a resident in the European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 years or be a family member of an EEA national. You are expected to attend and be punctual at all sessions.

If you are interested in a course please fill in the form at the bottom of this page or call us on 01724 297146. If you are a customer of the jobcentre please ask your work coach for a direct referral.

Content & Overview 
This qualification will provide you with an introduction to the childcare sector, equipping you with knowledge and skills specific to the sector. You will also gain a range of transferable employability skills. It is designed to support your progression into further learning or to work in childcare.

Unit 1 – Working in Early Years Settings
Unit 2 – Play Activities for Young Children

Suitable for
Ideal if you are working with, or wishing to work, with children and young people. Including those in voluntary or unpaid positions. 
Delivery method
A classroom environment. Completing a number of individual/group practical and written tasks. In addition to this you will complete a learner workbook, individual learning plan and attend a one to one tutorial.
Homework
Approximately 3 hours at home, as directed by your tutor.
Attendance
Two sessions plus a one hour tutorial.

DayTimeDurationLocationCost
Monday9.30am – 2.30pm2 weeksEngineering UTCFree*

*This course is currently free of charge, but there is a registration fee of £29 (refundable upon completion). Evidence of benefit status (if applicable) is required in accordance with ESFA Funding Rules.

Further Study

  • Level 2 Award in Safeguarding & Protecting Children & Young People 
  • Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Schools
  • Level 2 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning

Additional Information
Notepad and a pen.


Find out more - Gateway Entry Level 3 Award in Skills for Childcare

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