The range of early years qualifications we offer will enable learners to gain the knowledge & experience to allow them to gain employment working with children aged 0-7 years in a range of settings including nurseries and schools or progress to higher education.
The qualifications we offer in Supporting Teaching and Learning will allow learners to gain the knowledge and experience which will allow them to work with children from 5 to 19 years, to prepare them to enter the workforce as teaching assistants and in order to develop vital knowledge, skills and behaviours relevant to the education industry.
Units covered within childcare qualifications provide learners with knowledge, skills and understanding of all safeguarding procedures, how to recognise and respond to abuse and how to deal with disclosures, all necessary skills important for working within the childcare and education industry. Learners will learn about play and learning including how to plan activities to meet children’s individual needs and the practical skills and knowledge to support and prepare colleagues within the workplace by preparing a positive learning environment for children and young people.
Within Education and Childcare, we offer development of knowledge and skills in the following areas:
• Play and Learning
• Child Health
• Observation, Planning and Assessment
• Supporting Emergent Maths and Literacy
• International Perspectives
• Child Development
• Reflective practiceAll of our courses will include varying levels of engineering Maths and English.
Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications offer work placement in the sector. Our learners will build a portfolio of evidence, carry out task-based assessments and be observed in their placement to assess competency.
Within Supporting Teaching and Learning, we offer development of knowledge and skills in the following areas:
• Professional relationships
• Health and safety
• Positive behaviour
• Supporting English and Maths
• Special educational needs and disabilities
• Supporting assessment
Learners will be assessed in the classroom in a variety of ways. This includes written work (using Google Classroom), creating displays and carrying out professional discussions to demonstrate a deeper understanding of their knowledge.
Level 3 qualifications require learners to carry out external assessments alongside those marked internally.
Rotherham college offers innovative childcare courses which are delivered by a range of industry specialists with a wealth of experience and knowledge of the sector. Close links with a variety of employers within the area offer students the opportunity to gain up to date, high quality knowledge and experience, essential for their future careers.
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Apply Now button at the top of this page. For more information support with your enquiry or application please contact Student Services by emailing email@example.com or by calling 01709 362111.
- 16-18 year olds do not need to pay course fees
- Those aged 19 or over may not need to pay fees depending on their circumstances. Find out if you qualify.
If you would like to discuss any of the courses above or for further information regarding any of the courses above. Please do not hesitate to contact one of the childcare tutors who will be happy to discuss with you.
“My tutors are really supportive. I like learning about a range of in-depth topics relating to my course.”Aimee Winstanley Level 3 Health and Social Care, Former student at De Warenne Academy
We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2024-25. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.