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Level 3 Childcare and Education

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code E5013
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3


This course prepares you to work with children and their families in a variety of settings and environments within the Early Years sector. The course will build and develop the necessary practical skills and understanding to give you a firm grounding in the principles of children's care for progression into employment or higher-level education. You will attend a variety of settings arranged by the college to fulfill the 750 hours required placement hours.


Child Development from Conception to Seven Years; Children's Health and Well-being; Providing Safe Environments for Children; Child Health; Play and Learning; Understanding Children's Additional Needs; Observation, Assessment, and Planning

Entry requirements

Entry requirements are 4 GCSE at Grade C/4 or above or a relevant Level 2 qualification. Must include English GCSE at C/4.

Your next steps...

If successful, there are a variety of potential careers that you can explore as the qualification enables you to apply for employment in a supervisory capacity, for example as an Early Years Practitioner in a nursery, school setting or hospital. It is also possible for you to progress into careers that require further training as the qualifications hold a maximum of 168 UCAS points. This includes Higher Education further afield or within NWHC e.g. Foundation Degree's in Early Years.


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