Course overview

In 2003, the Government published the "Every Child Matters Policy", so that every child from birth to 19 years, whatever their background or their circumstances, would have the support they need to be healthy, stay safe, enjoy and achieve, make a positive contribution and achieve economic wellbeing. This policy, alongside Early Years Foundation Stage, provides the guiding principles for this early years and pre-school settings course.

Course description

Learners will gain a basic knowledge of childcare in early years environments. This incudes the value of play, roles and responsibilities of carers and volunteers, and the importance of developing links in the local community. The course covers working with children from birth up to 5 years and is aimed at parents and volunteers wishing to participate in the provision made by early years environments, such as pre-schools.

Upon completion of this course, delivered at level 1, there will be opportunities to further your learning through progressing onto the NCFE CACHE Level 2 course.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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