T Level Education and Childcare - Early Years Educator

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Cheadle College


Cheadle College

Further Details


College 16-18


T Level

Course Start Date

Tuesday 3rd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

09:00 - 17:00

Course Fee

£ 0.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

Course Code


Course Overview

Learners will study a 2 year Childcare & Education course that has been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses to meet industry standards. The course is a mixture of classroom based assessments and engaging with employers in a nursery, childcare setting or primary school. You will gain a valuable opportunity to put your theoretical knowledge into practice, spending over 60 days in industry.

Course Requirements

5 GCSE’s at Grade 4 or above (including maths and English Language).

What you will Learn

Developing your technical skills in industry, enhancing your employability.
Leading pioneers in Childcare devising and delivering units, such as neuroscience in infants.
Tailored, bespoke placements to enhance your career destination.


Formative assessments throughout the 2 year course.
2 externally set and marked exams.
Reflective journal.
800 hours in industry led placement.


A T Level can prepare you for studying at HE, skilled employment or an advanced spprenticeship in Childcare.
Course potential careers include:
Primary School Teacher
Children’s Social Worker
Nursery School Manager

Career Options

Course potential careers include:
Primary School Teacher
Children’s Social Worker
Nursery School Manager

Mandatory Units

Technical qualification, including theory, concepts and skills required for the Childcare Industry. Occupational specialism in Childcare to include Montessori approach to learning, safeguarding children, play therapy, working with children and additional needs.

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

Extra Costs Involved

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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