Caring for Children

These qualifications encourage an understanding of the knowledge and the skills needed to care for young children. They cover children’s growth, learning and development. There are also units to help with self-development. 

How is the course structured and graded? 

Assignments will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include tasks set by CACHE such as designing charts or leaflets, coursework or methods such as oral questioning. 

Will this course be suitable for me? 

These qualifications are suitable for you if you are considering a career in caring for children. They could also support you with re-engaging with learning and help you enter the childcare workforce. 

What could this course lead to? 

This course is specifically designed to give real world experience of the childcare and education sector. This course gives some good opportunities to make contacts in the field and gain references from employers. It is ideal preparation for our Level 3 course in Sixth Form.


“I have experienced working in a nursery on this course. The mentors were really welcoming and I have gained experience and confidence.”