CHILDCARE

CONEL has a variety of childcare courses for you to choose from. Our expert staff have a wealth of experience in the industry and you will gain practical skills by working closely with local childcare providers. Our aim is to equip you with the knowledge and abilities to deliver a first-class service as well as enable you to progress onto supervisory and management levels.

The childcare sectors have always been popular with those who want to be involved in the development of children in their formative years. The UK Childcare market was worth £5.5 billion in 2018 and continues to grow at a rapid rate so now is a perfect time to join this exciting and rewarding sector. 

To be successful in this field, you will need to demonstrate a caring, compassionate regard for those in your care, be creative and energetic in your outlook and be prepared to work long hours. The average salary for a Childcare Worker is £21,000. As a Child and Early Years Officer, you could earn up to £24,523 working in London.

Career options at a glance include:

  • Childcare Practitioner in a crèche or nursery
  • Nanny or Childminder
  • Nursery Supervisor
  • Nursery Manager
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Youth Worker

We also run a range of free short courses to help you gain new skills and decide if studying in this area is for you.

COURSES

  • Caring for Children - Level 1 Certificate
    Caring for Children - Level 1 Certificate

    This part-time introduction certificate will give you the basic skills and knowledge you need to work with children, covering the development and care of children, providing play activities and health and safety.

    Location: Tottenham Centre Start Date: 22 February 2021 Duration: 5 Months
    Suitable for: School Leavers, Adult Learners
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  • Caring for Children - Level 1 Diploma
    Caring for Children - Level 1 Diploma

    This qualification is designed to stimulate interest and encourage your understanding of the childcare skills and knowledge needed to care for young children.

    Location: Tottenham Centre Start Date: 30 August 2021 Duration: 1 Year
    Suitable for: School Leavers, Adult Learners
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  • Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) - Level 3 Diploma
    Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) - Level 3 Diploma

    This course will prepare you to become an Early Years Educator, enabling you to work with, and care for children from birth to 5 years. You'll also gain knowledge essential to caring for children aged 5 to 7 years.

    Location: Tottenham Green Centre Start Date: 30 August 2021 Duration: 1 Year
    Suitable for: School Leavers, Adult Learners
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  • Early Years Practitioner - Level 2 Diploma
    Early Years Practitioner - Level 2 Diploma

    This course prepares you to work with children between birth and five years with compulsory work placement to gain practical childcare skills and experience.

    Location: Tottenham Centre, Enfield Centre Start Date: 30 August 2021 Duration: 1 Year
    Suitable for: School Leavers, Adult Learners
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  • Early Years Settings - Level 1 Award
    Early Years Settings - Level 1 Award

    This introductory course helps you to gain a basic knowledge of childcare in early years environments.

    Location: Tottenham Centre Start Date: 1 November 2021, 19 April 2021, 25 January 2021 Duration: 6 Weeks - This course takes place over 1 day per week
    Suitable for: Adult Learners
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  • Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools - Level 2 Certificate
    Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools - Level 2 Certificate

    If you're working, or looking to work, in a school, after-school club or community centre, this course can help you progress your career with the theory to support your practical work.

    Location: Tottenham Centre, Enfield Centre Start Date: 31 August 2021, 30 August 2021, 11 January 2021 Duration: 1 Year
    Suitable for: Adult Learners
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  • Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools - Level 3 Certificate
    Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools - Level 3 Certificate

    If you are working, or looking to work, in a school as a teaching assistant, or learning support assistant, this advanced qualification will give you a bridge into Higher Education.

    Location: Tottenham Centre, Enfield Centre Start Date: 13 September 2021, 27 September 2021 Duration: 1 Year
    Suitable for: Adult Learners
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