This is a foundation course in Children's Care leading to a BTEC Diploma in Vocational Studies. Successful completion may enable you to follow a higher-level professional/vocational course at the college. .
What Will I Learn?
The units you will study will include: Introductory units to Childcare and Health & Social Care.
Additional qualifications include the Essential Skills Wales in Communications and Numeracy
You must be working at Entry Level 2/3 in Literacy and Numeracy and will be working towards E3 qualifications.
You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.
Your work will be assessed by a range of methods, including portfolios
Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.
Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Fees for Part time courses starting September 2019 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2019.
- On successful completion of this course you may progress to higher level courses or to employment
Primary or nursery education teaching professional
Average salary: £44,226
Special needs education teaching professional
Average salary: £47,951
Nursery nurse or assistant
Average salary: £15,834
Childminder or related occupation
Average salary: £17,609
Average salary: £14,996
Average salary: £17,375
Primary (and middle school deemed primary) and nursery education teaching professionals plan, organise and provide instruction to children at all levels up to the age of entry into secondary education.
Entry is with a first degree that provides QTS (qualified teacher status) or, in Scotland, TQ (teaching qualification); or other relevant degree followed by further postgraduate training (most commonly PGCE – Postgraduate Certificate in Secondary Education, or, in Scotland, PGDE – Professional Graduate Diploma in Education). Further and higher professional qualifications are required for some teaching posts.