Level 1 Introduction to Childcare

"I've really enjoyed the course. It's made me feel good to be learning again. "

Sacha Childcare learner

The qualification

The Level 1 Introduction to Childcare is suitable for people who are looking for a first introduction to working with children and are keen to get into the world of work.

The course

The part-time course is combined with workskills to help prepare unemployed people to get into work. You will attend weekly study groups at a local training centre and will be given assignments to complete.

Check our funding finder to see if you are eligible for Government funding for this training.

Subjects covered

  • Children's growth
  • Learning and development
  • Self development

Work & assessment

You'll find all the resources for your course on our Online Training Academy where you'll also be able to submit your work. Assessment is practical tasks coursework, answering questions and assignment writing.

Entry requirements

No previous qualifications are needed to take this course.


Once you have completed this course you will be in an ideal position to progress to the Level 2 Childcare certificate.

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The Qualification

Courses can also be delivered at your own work premises for groups. Contact us to discuss your options.

Awesome right?
But how much does it cost?

Try our funding finder to calculate how you could fund this course. We have some Government funding so your course could be free of charge!

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