Children’s Care and Development

Want to build a rewarding career working with children? Children’s Care and Development courses at Mid Cheshire College combine practical skills with all the essential knowledge you’ll need to embark on a successful career in the childcare sector.

You’ll develop hands-on skills in the College’s virtual learning environments before putting them into practice in day nurseries, schools and playgroups.

You’ll learn the latest best practice from industry experts, and explore essential theory about child development, learning through play, and language development.

You’ll gain a vital understanding of topics like the early years curriculum, child protection and health.

You’ll boost your experience and employability with work placements and professional visits, gaining real life insight into potential careers in the childcare industry. You’ll also visit venues like the Eureka Museum in Halifax and Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum to add to your learning.

Potential Children’s Care and Development careers include:
Nursery Officer in the Social Services, nursery supervisor, childminder, nanny, primary school teacher, classroom assistant, children’s courier, crèche, playgroup or pre-school leader

Courses Available

Course Title
CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (DCE)(Early Years Educator)
CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to Early Years Education and Care (QCF)

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