Children’s Care, Learning and Development Foundation Apprenticeship

This course is available in Welsh

Course Overview

On this one year course you will be able to study a range of areas that will develop your understanding of working in the sector. Areas of study include:

  • Communication
  • Personal development
  • Introduction to equality and inclusion
  • Child and young person development
  • Safeguarding
  • Health and safety
  • Positive environments
  • Partnership working in services
  • Development through play.

Updated November 2018

Entry Requirements

Employment in the sector for 16 hours a week.

Course Delivery

Students will attend college for one day release day per week. There is an emphasis on the development of skills with students undertaking Level 1 IT, Level 1 Numeracy and Level 2 Communications.

Knowledge assignments are internally assessed. Occupational competence is assessed in placement by an occupationally qualified and competent assessor.

There are Welsh speaking staff in this area.

Progression Opportunities

Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Care Learning and Development or the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship.

Employment opportunities include a nursery nurse, nursery assistant or play group assistant

Course deliverable in Welsh: