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Certificate in Working with Children in Early Years and Primary Settings

“I enjoy coming into College, because I can socialise with my friends and learn about the key skills that I’ll need for a career in Education and Childcare.”

Ryan Jones
Ryan Jones Level 2 Education and Childcare Services
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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 2022-23 or 2023-24. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.

Start an exciting career in Health and Social Care

The health and social care sector is ideal for those who have a passion for caring for others and includes jobs in personal care and healthcare.

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Midwife

Average salary - £32,100*

Midwives support pregnant women and their babies before, during and after, childbirth.

Day-to-day tasks:

Giving pregnant women advice on staying healthy, run classes on pregnancy and parenting, check the health of mother and baby during pregnancy, monitor the mother and baby during labour, deliver the baby and visit people’s homes to check on mother and baby.**

Working environments:

You could work at a client's home, at a health centre or a hospital.

*Information from EMSI 2022 **Information from nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

Social Worker

Average salary - £35,500*

Social workers help to protect vulnerable children and adults from harm or abuse and support people to live independently.

Day-to-day tasks:

Put together support plans for clients, keep records and write reports, discuss your cases with your supervisors, support clients safety and take the right action to protect them when necessary, work closely with communities, health professionals and other agencies, help clients to develop and maintain independent living skills and hold meeting and assessments with individuals and families to review their situation.**

Working environments:

You could work in an office, NHS or private hospital, an adult care home or children’s care home.

*Information from EMSI 2022 **Information from nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

In-demand skills that commonly appear in job descriptions for roles within the health and social care sector include*:

  • Communication
  • Management
  • Enthusiasm
  • Compassion
  • Leadership

What our students say

“I enjoy coming into College, because I can socialise with my friends and learn about the key skills that I’ll need for a career in Education and Childcare.”

Ryan Jones
Ryan Jones Level 2 Education and Childcare Services

“The Education and Childcare Services course is really fascinating and I love coming into College to see my friends and learn new skills. I definitely recommend this course and i'm looking forward to continuing studying at University.”

Elsie-Jay Atkins
Elsie-Jay Atkins Level 2 Education and Childcare Services

“Studying at College allows me to learn the skills I need to take care of children, whilst also giving me the freedom to combine my studies with activities outside of College.”

Jess Chester
Jess Chester Level 2 Education and Childcare Services

Certificate in Working with Children in Early Years and Primary Settings

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