Child Care

Our Child Care programmes are available as either a full-time course or as an apprenticeship, they have been created with you in mind and are delivered in a wide variety of early years settings, offering a range of different opportunities to train and learn. Whilst studying you will expand your understanding of the child care sector, develop your practical skills and make a positive contribution to your placement.

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Programmes Available Include

Qualification Level 2 Level 3
Child Care

Programme Highlights

  • Learning how to engage and encourage children to promote their emotional and physical development
  • Taking part in story-telling and indoor and outdoor play activities to observe how children interact and develop social skills
  • Learning how to meet the different cultural needs of children from different ethnic backgrounds
  • Promoting inclusion and the equality of opportunities for all children
  • Keeping accurate records, and accessing and sharing information
  • Understanding the statutory standards that child care providers must meet
  • Underpinning knowledge for Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Using a variety of IT applications

Roles in this Sector Include

  • Early Years Practitioner
  • Nursery Room Leaders
  • Play Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Nursery Assistant
  • Nursery Manager
  • Au Pair
  • Youth Worker

About Us

Skills Group has over 20 years’ experience in delivering apprenticeships, working with top local employers to offer sustainable employment opportunities. We are one of the country's largest independent training providers, one of very few to be recognised as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, and in the top 5% nationally for our apprentice success rates.


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