Course

SS&L Childcare Traineeship

  • Day:Various
  • Duration:6 months
  • Location:Somerset, Trowbridge & Salisbury
  • Start:Anytime
 
 
 

Course overview

Find your path into a career in Childcare with an SS&L Childcare Traineeship.

This course will give you practical skills, confidence and employability within the Childcare sector. You will gain a broad understanding of the childcare sector and start to develop the knowledge and skills you need. You will also be offered a local work placement to experience real work practice.

The course will cover:

· Sector specific employment placement

· Level 1 Award in Caring for Children (10 credits)

· Employability

· Functional Skills English & maths

· Digital Skills for Work

Your Award is made up of units, which includes the following:

1. Listening to and talking with a young child

2. Craft activities for young children

3. Respecting and valuing children

4. Growth and development of young children

Whilst working with an employer in your chosen sector you will learn through expert trainers about the industry, while you gain valuable skills necessary for employment.

You will also have the opportunity to cover additional courses in:

· Safeguarding Children training

· Promoting positive behaviour

· Working with Children and Young People with special educational needs

· Common Childhood Illnesses awareness

· Outdoor learning course

· Prevent Duty training

· Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health

· Food Safety & Hygiene training

· Risk Assessment training

Whilst you gain invaluable work experience in your chosen field you will develop your literacy and numeracy skills to the level that most employers look for, and attend 121 meetings with your tutor.

Traineeships are available in the following locations:

Somerset - Taunton, Bridgwater, Yeovil, Frome and Chard

Wiltshire - Trowbridge and Salisbury

All aspects of your Childcare Traineeship will be discussed when you apply for a vacancy or express an interest to a member of the SS&L team. SS&L will support learners to find and succeed with the right employer, course and qualifications for them as an individual.

You may be eligible for our Traineeship financial incentives. Find out more https://www.sslcourses.co.uk/for-students/about-traineeships/

Course assessment

You will be assessed through written coursework, presentations and practical experiences.

Course progression

SS&L’s main aim is to help you get where you want to work and help you develop a career in this area, with a dedicated tutor to guide you along your journey. A Traineeship is the right start to further education with SS&L at Level 2, employment, or ideally, an SS&L Apprenticeship.

Need to know…

Entry Requirements:

To be eligible to enrol on a traineeship you will need to be:

- aged between 16 and 24

- eligible to work in the UK

- unemployed (work for less than 16 hours a week) and have little or no work experience

- qualified to Level 3 or below

You don’t need to have any previous training or qualifications to enrol and excel on a traineeship but you do need to be motivated to learn and work.

COVID-19 Update:

We are working hard to keep our learners and staff safe. So some of our courses will be delivered via online learning until it is safe to open our centres. Please check with your course tutor or get in touch for more information.

Fee information:

The cost of this course is FREE
eligibility criteria applies

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