Formerly City College Brighton and Hove

Childcare for 16-19 year olds

Study childcare at Brighton MET

If you are hardworking, patient, and love working with children, a childcare course at Brighton MET could be for you. Working with children and young people is a fantastically rewarding career path and if you aspire to be an early years or childcare professional there are many jobs in this field including: childcare assistants, nursery nurses and childcare development officers.

At Brighton MET, we offer a range of qualifications and apprenticeships in Childcare. Our tutors have professional industry experience and have valuable knowledge that they’ll be able to share with you. Brighton MET also works closely with local employers to ensure that our study programmes meet their needs.

On our courses, you’ll gain hands-on experience of working with children and you’ll learn all about subjects such as child development, safe environments for children, children and play, communication systems and professional practice. The placements we provide with local day centres and nurseries could also open the door to full-time employment at the end of your course.

Available courses

  • Childcare - CACHE Certificate and Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) Level 3 Year 2

    This second year course completes the diploma and prepares you for work in early years education.

    • Course type: Full-time
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Childcare - CACHE Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care Level 2

    This course will give you a qualification to allow you to work with children under five.

    • Course type: Full-time
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Childcare - CACHE Certificate in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) Level 3 Year 1

    This course gives you the knowledge and experience needed to work with children aged 0-7.

    • Course type: Full-time
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Childcare - CACHE Level 3 Technical Certificate in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) - year 2

    A Childcare and Education CACHE Technical Certificate Level 3 will give you a qualification to allow you to work with children aged 0-5. The course is a mix of vocational and academic studies to prepare you for employment in a childcare setting or ga...

    • Course type: 16-19 (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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Why choose Brighton MET?

At Brighton MET we offer a variety of full-time courses for 16-19 year olds across two campuses. We teach technical and professional skills and provide practical industry-focused experience. This is a great way to study and equips you with the key skills needed to progress into employment or to go on to study at University.

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