Level 1

Early Years Education Award


12 weeks


Rush Green


Apr 2020


Adult 19+



This course is ideal for those considering a career in early years settings.

You may also be interested in other short courses including Preparing to work in schools (Term 1) and Safeguarding (Term 2).

You will develop a basic knowledge of childcare in early years settings, working with children up to the age of 5 years old. Units include the value of play, roles and responsibilities of carers and volunteers and the importance of developing links in the local community.

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.