Welcome to Stanmore College Early Years and Care!
Why study Childcare at Stanmore College?
This area enjoys an excellent reputation and maintains strong links with the Local Authority, local nurseries, schools, care providers, NHS and children's centres in the area. The teaching staff are highly-qualified with extensive industrial experience. The team includes former primary school teachers, nursery nurses, health visitors, nurses, a social worker, radiographer and a nursery manager.
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Our achievement rates are consistently higher than the national average and large numbers of our students' progress to universities and/or are successfully employed. Many of our students started at level 1 and continued right up to level 3. Several returned thereafter to complete a degree.
What's it like in Childcare?
Working with children can be one of the most rewarding of all careers and staff will give you practical tips and advice to help you to be successful. You will learn combined theory with practical skills. Level 2 and 3 courses will provide you with the opportunity to experience work placements in settings such as day nurseries, children's centres, private and statutory schools.
- Pre-School workers
- Child-minders and nannies
- Practitioners in nursery schools
- Practitioners in reception classes in primary schools
- Primary school teachers
This is a rewarding sector where you work with children to support their physical and emotional development ensuring they stay healthy and happy. The Early Years sector continues to need excellent and motivated staff members to continue to shape the lives of future generations.
lets see what our students have to say
"This is a spectacular college to study in; the teachers are very helpful and this College has helped me reach my highest potential."
Curriculum Manager - Early Years and Education
For ages 16-18
Level 1 Diploma in Health, Social Care, Children and Young People Settings
Level 1 NCFE CACHE Award in Preparing to Work in Schools
Level 3 Award in Education and Training
T-Levels Education and Childcare
Entry 3 Certificate in Caring for A Child/Children
FdA Working with Children and Young People
Level 1 CACHE Diploma in Caring for Children
Level 2 Award in Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities
Level 2 CACHE Cert in Supporting Teaching & Learning
Level 2 NCFE Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
Level 2 NCFE Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner PT
Level 3 CACHE Diploma for the Early Years Workforce
Level 3 Certificate Supporting Teaching & Learning
Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care
Level 3 NCFE CACHE Award in Preparing to Work in Home-based Childcare
Level 3 SENCo Special Education Needs Coordinator
Level 4 Cache Certificate in Working with Parents
Level 4 Certificate for the Early Years Advanced Practitioner
Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training
Level 4 NCFE Certificate in Working with Parents