Course: Access to Higher Education Diploma in Childcare

Department: Health and Social Care and Childcare

Type: 19+

Duration: One year

The Course

Access to Higher Education courses are designed to prepare students aged 19+ for a Foundation Degree programme. This course is designed for people who want to return to study after time out of education, building academic and personal confidence and developing the skills needed for real success on a degree-level course.

Our Access course enables you to be part of that development, supported by a department with links to over 100 placement providers across the region, including day nurseries, child minders, special schools, primary schools and children's centres.

What You Study

  • Study skills for Higher Education
  • Practical childcare skills
  • Careers in childcare
  • Children’s development (from 0 to 12 years)
  • Safeguarding children
  • Working in partnership
  • Reflective practice.

How To Apply

Apply online or call the College on 0800 731 82 81.

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Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade C or 4 or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a relevant BTEC Level 2 / First Diploma. A satisfactory reference and clear Disclosing and Barring Service (DBS) check are also required. 

Jasmine Young

BTEC Level 3 in Health and Social Care

Jasmine knew she wanted to dedicate her life to helping others but wasn’t sure exactly how.

Her time studying Health and Social Care at Bishop Burton College has given her a much better understanding of the areas available and
she is now intent on working with primary school children or those suffering mental health issues.

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