About this course
Careers in Early Years and Childcare sector are wide ranging and there are many possibilities for progression to several related sectors. For example, you might like working with young children in day nurseries or reception classes within schools. Other areas include children’s services, working with children in care situations - the possibilities are endless. This course will help you understand how your skills and personal attributes are compatible with the range of roles and opportunities in this sector. The course includes a mix of online activities, tasks, case studies and videos. It is organised in short, bite-sized sections and designed to be completed at your own pace so you can fit them in around everyday life. When you complete your course, you’ll be awarded a digital badge which you can add to your online profiles or CV and present to an employer. This course is free to eligible learner (standard course price is £4.99).
- Job opportunities in the Early Years and Childcare sector - Explore the types of roles available.
- Finding out about yourself - Assess how your skills match up and if working in this sector is for you.
- Working in the sector - Get a taste of working in the sector through case studies, videos and work taster activities.
- Next steps towards your career - Review and reflect on your Explorer programme and explore career routes and next steps in this sector.