This is a knowledge-only qualification, therefore, no placement in a real work environment is required. You will study the following mandatory unit: • Preparing to work as a home based childcarer
There is a choice of two optional units:
• Preparing to set up a home based childcare business or • Exploring the role of the Nanny
We will also support your development in English and maths which are a key component of all College Programmes.
After successfully completing the course you could progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Learning and Development (Early Years Educator). You could seek an apprenticeship in the sector or enter employment within a childcare environment.
Is it for me?
Is it your goal to set up a home based childcare business as a registered childminder or to be employed in home based childcare settings as a childminding assistant or other home child carer positions (e.g. A Nanny or au pair). This course will help you gain an understanding of the requirements of a registered childminder. It will enhance your career prospects and can lead to further training opportunities.
• Attending interactive workshops at Milton Keynes College • Work on group activities with other prospective practitioners to extend your knowledge of working as a childminder • You will be allocated a Workplace Trainer who will support your underpinning knowledge • Obtain a certificate in safeguarding of children
• Expert teaching by specialist teaching staff. • Great opportunities to progress to further study/employment. • Specialist support from a Workplace Trainer throughout the course • Access to the resources and the facilities of Milton Keynes College
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