Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Level 1 Caring for Children Award/Certificate/Diploma Courses - Birmingham & Black Country - Sandwell College

Full Time

Level 1 Caring for Children Award/Certificate/Diploma

Caring for Children

1 year

Central Campus


Course summary

This one-year full-time course is designed for school leavers who are aiming to work in a childcare setting.

Course requirements

You'll need GCSE Maths and English at Grade 1 or above.

This qualification encourages an understanding of the knowledge and the skills needed to care for young children. It covers children’s growth, learning and development. There are also units to help with self-development.

The department puts on a range of activities and trips for learners, with a week put aside each term to focus on your personal development, team skills and experience of the wider world beyond where we live and learn.

You will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include tasks such as designing charts or leaflets, coursework or methods such as oral questioning.

You can progress to a Level 2 course.

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

[email protected]

Success Rates on courses for 16-18 year-olds nearly 7% better than national average*

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