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The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London


London’s College for Skills

Introduction to the course

This course is suitable if you wish to work with children. You will study the development and care of children, providing play activities and health and safety. English language classes will help you to develop your literacy skills. To qualify you to work with children in a school, nursery or preschool, you will need to progress to a Level 2 qualification. As part of the course you will complete a work skills programme that will prepare you for future employment.

What do I need?

This course is for adults. You will need to have completed Entry Level 3 or have GCSE passes at grade E-F. Mature learners without any formal qualifications need to demonstrate literacy at Entry Level 3 at interview. A good reference is required and you will need to attend an interview.

How is the course taught?

You will study a variety of units which will internally assessed throughout your course. There will be group activities, discussions, written and practical tasks to complete. You will need to allocate some time outside college to work independently.

How will I be assessed?

You are assessed through your coursework. You complete a personal action plan and a portfolio showing achievements over the year. English, maths and ICT have tests.

What does it lead to?

If you complete satisfactorily and gain Literacy Level 1, you can apply for a Level 2 childcare course.


Course Details

Location Start Date - End Date
Tottenham Centre 15 Jan 2018 - 6 Jul 2018

Course Code: CR1MFAC1 / 17DAS1A

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 – 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
Tuition Fee: £632.50
Exam fee: £63.00
* All fees are VAT free

If you are aged, 19-23 click here for information on financial help available to you.

Information on how to apply
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Tottenham Centre 18 Feb 2019 - 5 Jul 2019

Course Code: CR1MFAC1 / 18DAS1A

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 – 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
Tuition Fee: £632.50
Exam fee: £63.00
* All fees are VAT free

If you are aged, 19-23 click here for information on financial help available to you.

Information on how to apply
Apply

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Entry Level

This level will help you to develop general skills and improve your confidence if you do not have any experience or GCSEs. It will improve your basic reading, number skills and English language skills

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Level 1

This level will give you a good basic knowledge and understanding of the subject area. This level will develop your functional skills and give you some work experience.

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Level 2

This level will give you a deeper understanding of the subject area. This is a good level of education for employment and will improve your problem solving skills and increase your resourcefulness. This level is often the minimum requirement for employers.

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Level 3

This level gives you a thorough and developed understanding of the subject area. This level will give you experience in problem-solving, managing a workload and adapting your skills to achieve your objectives. This level is the minimum requirement when applying to universities and is the preferred requirement for most employers.

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Level 4 and Above

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