Level 1 HSC and Children's and Young People's Settings

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Trafford College


Altrincham Campus

Course Overview

Completing this nationally recognised course is an excellent way to kick-start your career in child care, it introduces you to looking after children and starting your career.

The course is a combination of vocational units, personal and social development units and functional skills.

You will study topics including:

* Caring for Babies and Young Children
* Physical Activities for Young Children
* Creative Activities for Young Children
* Musical Experiences for Young Children

Further Details


College 16-18

Course Start Date


Course Duration

Full-Time - 1 Year


Childcare & Education

4 GCSEs at grade 2 including English and maths.

All successful applicants will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring check.

Training is delivered by experienced specialist tutors. You will be expected to undertake a full week of work experience as part of the course. Course related exhibitions and trips will be made during the course. We look forward to meeting you.

On completion of the CACHE Level 1 Certificate – awarded by Council for Awards in Care, Health & Education, you can progress to the NCFE Cache Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner – Level 2, other Level 2 courses or Childcare Apprenticeship Level 2.

You will be assessed by coursework, assignments and a creative folder.

The course is a combination of vocational units, personal and social development units, and functional skills.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and ther European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on the 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course).

19+ learners – please contact the Customer Services Team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

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