What You'll Learn

This 6 week course is perfect for anyone considering a career in the children’s and young people’s sector. This Level 1 qualification is ideal if you have little or no experience. You will learn about a variety of aspects in the children and young people sector, such as:

  • meeting individual needs through person-centred approach
  • child protection and safeguarding from harm
  • difference between settings
  • communication methods
  • the role of professionals
  • equality and inclusion
  • principles and values

You are hoping for a career in Childcare or working with young people. It covers the basic knowledge that you will need and that you can build on. It provides an introduction into the sector.

Centre attendance Mondays and Tuesdays 9.30 am – 3.30 pm

The Delivery of the qualification is done in a classroom based setting at Achievement Training. You will be provided with a detailed course programme. At the centre you will have the opportunity to network with other learners, share practice and access different resources to support your learning including laptops, desktops, tablets and textbooks

This qualification can help you get started in a career as a Childcare assistant and progress onto a level 2 qualification in Childcare.


Full Course Cost = £1,417.00

Co-funded £708.00

Funding is available depending on your circumstances. FREE if you are either:

  • Aged 16-18
  • Aged 19+ Employed and earn less than £16,009.50
  • Aged 19+ Unemployed and in receipt of benefits

Centre attendance Mondays and Tuesdays 9.30 am – 3.30 pm