Level 1

Preparing to work in schools


12 weeks


Rush Green


Sep 2020


Adult 19+



This course is ideal for those preparing to work in schools.

You may also be interested in other short courses including Safeguarding (Term 2) and Early Years Education Award (Term 3).

You will develop an understanding of the teaching and learning environment in a school setting. Topics include:

  • how to support the well-being of a child or young person
  • child and young person development

You will need to have enthusiasm for a career working in a school environment.

All of our teaching staff have vast industry experience within early years and schools environments.

On successful completion of this course, you can progress onto a Level 2 Childcare programme.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.