Childcare

Working in early years can provide a satisfying and flexible career that is centred on meeting the social, emotional and educational needs of children and young people. There are a range of opportunities in different settings. Often you will be meeting the needs of children who have specific learning difficulties, and require additional support.

CACHE LEVEL 4 CERTIFICATE FOR THE ADVANCED PRACTITIONER IN SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES
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CITY & GUILDS LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA IN LEADERSHIP FOR CHILDRENS CARE, LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT (MANAGEMENT) (Wales and Northern Ireland)
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QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY BELFAST FOUNDATION DEGREE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD STUDIES
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CACHE NVQ LEVEL 2 IN CHILDRENS CARE LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT (CCLD)
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CACHE NVQ LEVEL 3 IN CHILDRENS CARE, LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT (CCLD)
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AN INTRODUCTION TO AUTISM
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SUPPORTING CHILDREN WHO HAVE SPEECH, LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION DIFFICULTIES
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UNDERSTAND HOW TO SUPPORT INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM
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WORKING WITH AND SUPPORTING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
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Students who successfully complete the Foundation Degree can progress to university or to enhanced positions in early year’s organisations. Applicants should be aware that the college is required to vet all students commencing a course of study that involves a placement deemed to be ‘regulated’. The details provided in this check may affect your ability to find a suitable work placement, and consequently complete the programme of study.