Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Childcare for 16-19 year olds at Northbrook MET

Study childcare at Northbrook MET

If you are hardworking, patient, and love working with children, a childcare course at Northbrook 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 Northbrook 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. Northbrook 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

  • Care & Uniformed Services | Laser Diploma Introduction to Care and Uniformed Services | Level 1

    This introductory course will prepare you for careers in the care industry or the uniformed services. You will complete a work placement in your preferred area.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Childcare - Level 1 Diploma

    You will learn about caring for children from birth to seven years of age. Students enjoy practical sessions two days per week in work placements.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Early Years & Childcare | LASER LEAP Diploma | Level 1

    On this course you will learn about caring for children from birth to seven years of age. Students enjoy practical sessions two days per week in work placements, allowing them to link hands-on experience with classroom theory.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Early Years & Childcare | NCFE Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner | Level 2

    On this course you will learn about caring for children from birth to seven years of age. Students enjoy practical sessions in work placements, allowing them to link hands-on experience with classroom theory.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Early Years Educator - Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

    This training aims to provide an opportunity for apprentices to demonstrate their knowledge and skills of caring for children.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 4 Years
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