Course Details

  • This qualification is part of our Industry Excellence Academy for Childhood Studies and is designed to support your transition in to T Levels.

    The course will support you in developing your knowledge, understanding and skills in caring for and supporting the learning and development of children from birth to 19 years of age. It covers a diver range of job roles and occupational areas working in children’s environments.

    Upon completion of this course and a maths GCSE or equivalent you will be able to progress directly on to our Level 3 T Level in Education and Childcare.

  • Applicants must possess a four GCSE’s grade 4-9 including either GCSE English or Functional Skills Level 2 in English.

  • You will be assessed by a variety of methods including assignments, presentations, assessments and observations.

  • Upon successful completion of this qualification, you will be able to progress onto our Level 3 T Level in Education and Childcare and then onto employment in nurseries, schools and learning environments for children.

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  • There are no fees for this course.
    If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?
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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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In our unique Industry Excellence Academy you’ll benefit from a programme of study that has been co-developed, and is co-delivered, with one of our industry partners.

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