Study Type
Full Time
Study Level
Entry Level
Start Date:
36 weeks

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Entry requirements

View The Isle of Wight College's standard entry requirements for full-time college courses (depending on the level of the course to be studied).

The course is suitable for 14-19 year olds 

Who the course is for

This qualification is designed to stimulate interest and encourage a learner’s understanding of the skills needed to care for a baby or young child. The Certificate builds on the knowledge gained from the Award.

What you will learn

This qualification develops the basic skills needed to care for a baby or young child. There is a choice of units – from setting a routine through to healthy lifestyles and the importance of play and learning.

How you will learn

All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include: written assignments or tasks such as designing a leaflet or booklet, charts or diagrams or setting up an information board.


This qualification provides a straight forward progression to the Level 1 Award, Certificate and Diploma in Caring for Children giving the opportunity to carry forward shared units.


There may be a cost for purchasing equipment or uniform for this course. Find out about financial support available.

Qualifications you will get

The Entry level certificate in Caring for Children

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