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Intermediate Diploma in Skills for Childcare

Start Date Length Attendance Campus Course Code
20/02/2017 18 Weeks Daytime East Ham Campus SC002154 Apply Now
11/09/2017 18 Weeks Daytime East Ham Campus SC002154 Apply Now
19/02/2018 18 Weeks Daytime East Ham Campus SC002154 Apply Now

What is involved?

This Level 2 gateway course consists of 15 units. All units are internally set, marked and assessed. There are no compulsory work placements to be completed; however it is advisory for all learners to complete at least one day of work placement throughout the duration of the course.

Work Experience opportunity As part of the course you will need to complete compulsory work placements in an Early Years setting. The aim of the work placement is to provide learners with opportunities to apply their knowledge and understanding in the workplace.

I - Learning Sessions This is additional time embedded in your programme for independent study. This time is used to work through assignments, complete homework activities and conduct wider reading and research to assist learning.

Support Tutorials Tutorials are set up on the programme to help and assist you with successfully completing the course this can be one to one and/or small group basis. Tutors are at flexible with times to meet your needs. You can arrange to have tutorials during the daytime and evenings.

Personal Learning Plan Sessions A course tutor will be allocated to you on the programme. Your course tutor will be working with you to set realistic targets that will enable you to achieve. Your targets will be monitored weekly by your tutor and yourself.


What will my career options be?


  • Assistant Youth Worker
  • Assistant Social Care with Children and Youth
  • Assistant Health Professional such as Health Visitor, Doctor and Midwives
  • Assistant Pre-school Workers
  • Assistant in a Children's Centre
  • Assistant in a Children's Residential Care Home
  • Assistant in Day Nurseries, Nursery Schools and Nursery classes
  • You can go onto BTEC National Diploma in Children's Play, Learning and Development Level 3 apprentice and/or employment.


What is the cost?

The Home fee is TBC.

In some instances a course may be free - please refer to the What do I Need to Pay screen for more information.

The information which describes this course was accurate at the time of publication. Newham College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or cancel any part of the programmes, locations, facilities and costs at any time.


What do I need?

4 GCSEs Grade D including English and Maths and/or equivalent