If you would like to work in childcare, or if you’re employed and are keen to further your career, this course teaches the full range of skills for working with children and young people from birth to 18 years. It is the ideal route into professional childcare, teaching or other work with young people, and provides both classroom-based study and practical experience. With strong links to local employers, the course will enable you to develop knowledge and understanding of the issues faced by people working in the childcare sector and provides excellent opportunities for employment or further study. As part of the course you will be expected to spend some time in an educational environment in order to gain practical experience. This course is franchised by the University of South Wales
You will study the following modules: • Leading Work in Children and Young Peoples Services • Study Skills for Higher Education • Introduction to Research • Applying Theory to children and young people’s holistic development. • Leadership and Inclusion within childcare practice • Curriculum Matters • Children and Young People’s Health and Wellbeing • Advanced Practice in Children and Young Peoples Services • Play and Leisure • Safeguarding Children and Young People
Written coursework, individual / group presentations, an employment practice portfolio and work based assessment.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- Barry Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
A successful interview may also be a requirement for entry onto the course
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7500*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7500*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£7500*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
CAVC has a range of bursaries and scholarships that students on undergraduate, higher education programmes can apply for to support their studies. Applicants can find more information by visiting the college website