Introduction to Early Years Settings (Level 1)

Who is this course for?

This course is for people wanting to work with children up to the ages of 5 years, gaining basic knowledge of childcare in early years environments.

Entry requirements

  • Aged 19+
  • Have the right to live and work in the UK
  • Reside in the DL or TS postcode area, or within commuting distance of Darlington

What is the curriculum intent of this course?

The course will develop your skills in the basics of childcare (up to 5 years of age).

What will the course cover?

This course covers the value of play, roles and responsibilities of carers and volunteers and the importance of developing links in the local community.

What could I do when I have finished this course?

When you finish this course, you can progress to the Level 2 Early Years Educator course.

Where and when will I learn?

Please refer to the timetable for course dates and times. This course is classroom based. 

What do I need to bring with me?

Please bring:

  • a notepad
  • a pen (or a digital device) to take notes
  • a file to store your work

How much will the course cost?

This course is free of charge.

What do I do next?

Apply for the​ course

If you require help with the form please contact us on 01325 405601, 07932 869325 or l&[email protected]

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