Childcare - Bedford/Dunstable


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About the Childcare course?

Level 1 Certificate in Caring for Children Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce.

These qualifications encourage an understanding of the knowledge and the skills needed to care for young children.

Entry Requirements for the Childcare Course

You should be at least 14 years old with no criminal convictions. If at school you need to be aged between 14-16 years. To be on a Study Programme you must be aged between 16-18.


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What you will cover on the course

You will learn about; child development through play, safeguarding, communication, and healthy living.

How are they assessed?

They will be assessed by using a range of methods. This could include tasks set such as designing charts or leaflets, observations, coursework and oral questioning. Level 2 learners will need to access a work placement.

What can I do next?

Progressions include Level 2 and Level 3 Childcare qualifications or Childcare Apprenticeships.


First Place Training Bedford: The Mansards, Tavistock Street, Bedford, MK40 2RX - 01234 262004 

First Place Training Dunstable: 47 Edward Street, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU6 1HE - 01582 690 954


Course runs throughout the year.

Intrested in the Childcare Course in Bedford or Dunstable?