T Level Education - Early Years Education and Childcare CACHE Level 3

30003W1 | Parson's Walk Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 06/09/2021
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

So what are T Levels? They are high quality work focused alternatives to A levels. There is academic study, coupled with practical, industry related skills and 750 hours of industry placement built into the course.

What will I study?

You will spend 750 hours on placement to include weekly placement and some block weeks. The rest of the time will be spent in College. You will gain an insight into the childcare and early years sector, exploring a range of topics, including: practical care skills; personal and social development; legislation framework and professional practice; play; safeguarding; and health and safety. Your studies will prepare you to work with children from birth to five years, with knowledge of children up to seven years.You will benefit from our partnership with Edge Hill University with visits to campus, sessions delivered by university academics and meetings with current trainee teachers. You will also receive support from them with UCAS applications and a guaranteed interview if you choose to apply for a course there.

How long is the course?

2 Years

How will I be assessed?

Through continual assessment using practical observations, written assignments, exams and an employer set project.

What qualifications do I need?

A minumum of 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 including Maths & English

What can I progress onto?

You may progress to employment in a childcare setting, or to the Foundation Degree Children, Young People and their Services at the University Centre Wigan& Leigh College.

Other Information

If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more: www.wigan-leigh.ac.uk/free bus pass. You will need an enhanced DBS Certificate.

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Free for eligible learners? Is Loan Available?
Yes No

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If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on applications@wigan-leigh.ac.uk or phone 01942 761111

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