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Early Years and Child Care

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Early Years and Child Care Courses
Flexible and perfect for doing at home as I'm a mum. My Early Years course has given me courage and confidence, and is now contributing towards my career. Leanne O'Connell

Early Years and Child Care Courses

Working with young children is one of the most rewarding careers there is but it also carries responsibility with it. That’s why we have created this Early Years Educator centre to offer training and support to you and all others who are involved or interested in supporting the development of young children aged from birth up to 5 years old.

It has been widely acknowledged that the early development of infants plays a vital and lasting influence on the child’s later life. In fact the government document that recommended the recent improvement in training and qualifications for the early years workforce by introducing early years educator qualifications in September 2014 stated:

"Providing children with good-quality education and care in their earliest years can help them succeed at school and later in life. This contributes to creating a society where opportunities are equal regardless of background."

So if you want to "make a difference" in the lives of infants and join the happy crowd of child workers as an; Early Years Practitioner, Pre-School Assistant, Nursery Worker, Child-Minder or Nanny read through the details of this new government backed Child Educator Course and quickly make arrangements to enrol.

For those who are already qualified via the previous level 3 CYPW Diploma course and enjoying this fulfilling occupation, have a look at the continuous professional development courses that have been created to support your valuable work.

Our Early Years and Child Care Courses are ordered below by popularity, each with a brief description. You can also sort courses alphabetically and by the latest ones added.

Click through to get full details of the course that suits your requirements and enrol without delay... Because the knowledge and understanding you are sure to gain will definitely help make a difference to young lives.

£399.99 NOW £259.99 - October SALE discount applied
Computers, once the property of relatively few, are now common in many homes. It is only natural that as parents we want to provide the best opportunities we can for our children. The problem for many of us is that computers were not part of our childhood and we are not quite sure how to use them in the best possible way to help our children. full details
£499.99 NOW £324.99 - October SALE discount applied
Our Child Minder course is the CACHE Level 3 - Understand the needs of children and young people who are vulnerable and experiencing poverty and disadvantage (CYPOP17) unit. The purpose of this course is to provide you with an in depth understanding of the effects of poverty and disadvantage on children and young people. About this Course At the end of ... full details
£589.99 NOW £383.49 - October SALE discount applied
If you are a parent or have worked with children, then you understand that caring for them during their crucial stage in life development is an enriching, rewarding responsibility. You also understand that caring for children gives you flexibility in your life schedule that a '9 to 5' job role does not allow. About our CACHE Course in Caring for Children This child care ... full details
£449.99 NOW £292.49 - October SALE discount applied
About the Level 3 Child Day Care Certificate Caring for children in their early years is one of the most rewarding aspects of being a parent. With a busy lifestyle more and more parents need quality, trustworthy child care. At the same time, parents who would like flexible employment as well as the option of being next to their children in the early stages of childhood, ... full details
£539.99 NOW £350.99 - October SALE discount applied
Our Child Care and Education course is aimed at anyone wanting to work with children and young people. About Our Child Care & Education Course This course is based on the current National Occupational Standards for Children's Care, Learning and Development at Level 3 and reflects the shift in focus to children's services. Our course in child care and ... full details
£479.99 NOW £311.99 - October SALE discount applied
About this Course The aim of this course is to promote best practice and ensure that the learner completes it with the skills and knowledge required to be able to work competently and professionally with children and young people. Our Early Learning & Childcare Level 3 course has been written in line with, and provides the learner with all the underpinning ... full details
£529.99 NOW £344.49 - October SALE discount applied
Our child care courses include the CACHE Level 3 Child Minding course, which will give you an understanding of how to set up a Home-Based Childcare Service (CYPOP5) unit, and will prepare you to work as a home-based child carer, nanny or child minder. It is also ideal for those child minders who are looking to set up their own business as it covers business start-up. ... full details
£449.99 NOW £292.49 - October SALE discount applied
Child care is one of the most demanding yet rewarding jobs available and the field encompasses a wide variety of roles, from parent to nanny to day-care worker, and more. About Our Child Care Course Possibly the most important thing a parent will ever do in their life is to care for their child. Many parents adapt very easily to this function and others want to gain as much... full details
£509.99 NOW £331.49 - October SALE discount applied
This Child Behaviour Course covers the theory behind why children behave the way they do, and looks at events and triggers that can create behaviour patterns in children. The course is over 9 modules and will build your knowledge to enable you to identify and deal with different behaviours. You will learn about how well-being, self-esteem and emotional intelligence can ... full details
£529.99 NOW £344.49 - October SALE discount applied
The childcare industry is already a major employer of women and this childminders course provides huge opportunity for female entrepreneurs to start up and run their own businesses. So if you love looking after children and love to be around them, then starting a home based childcare business could be a great choice for you. A childcare business can be emotionally ... full details
£3,029.99 NOW £1,969.49 - October SALE discount applied
The Level 3 Playwork Diploma (NVQ) (QRN: 501/0997/2) will give you the skills, knowledge and understanding required to be a playworker at Level 3 based on the National Occupational Standards. The course is designed for those people who want to work with children and young people between 4 – 16 years of age in a wide variety of play environments in a supervisory ... full details
£3,029.99 NOW £1,969.49 - October SALE discount applied
The new NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) qualification (QRN: 601/2629/2) (verify) has been approved by the National College of Teaching and Leadership. It has been introduced to entirely replace the current Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce (RQF) from September 2014. This qualification sets ... full details

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