Child Care


You can play a vital part in the most important and exciting stage of a child’s life! 

This qualification can give you a basis in which to start a rewarding career supporting children in their development, whether you wish to be a nursery assistant, a primary school teacher of teaching assistant this course will develop essential skills for you to build upon. 

Level 1 will explore the basics of working within the Early Years industry, learning the skills needed to become an Early Years Practitioner. Level 2 will cover a variety of aspects of caring for children and supporting their needs, such as child development, safeguarding and well-being. 

Here you can look forward to the opportunity to put your skills into use with work placements in the early years sector.  

Career Prospects

Childminders and related occupations

Annual pay
Workforce change

The workforce is projected to expand by 12% over the period to 2024, adding 17,528 jobs. In the same period, 34% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 49,781 job openings.

Role description

Childminders and related occupations provide day-to-day care of children within a domestic setting, and supervise and participate in their play, educational and other activities.

Common tasks

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