Working with children is like no other job. If you are interested in making a difference in children’s lives come and train at CALAT.
Being part of a child’s growth and development is both an honour and a challenge with amazing rewards for both you and the children in your care.
We offer a range of courses and opportunities for people interested in working with children and young people either in Early Years Settings, schools or as a child-minder.
Our courses are delivered by highly qualified professionals who have a wealth of experience across the children’s and young people’s workforce. We work in close partnership with local authority and voluntary sector services which ensures our training is up to date and fully prepares learners for employment or running their own business.
You will be required to have a work placement or current employment within a Childcare or School setting as well as an up to date DBS check.
Our courses are arranged as follows:
Working in schools courses
Our Teaching Assistant courses are delivered by staff with a range of educational backgrounds and experiences. You will gain an understanding of the rewards and expectations of working within a school environment.
Our classes include fun and challenging activities such as: reflections on practice, case studies, individual and team presentations, role play and researching relevant legislation and policies.
In addition, you will undertake a work placement where you will gain practical experience of how to effectively support learning activities. This will complement the skills and knowledge you will develop throughout the course and fully prepare you for employment in an educational setting.
We offer the following courses:
Early year’s courses
Be part of children’s learning and development from the very beginning!! (0-5 years old)
Our Early Year’s courses are taught by experienced tutors with a range of backgrounds in working with children and their families. They are enthusiastic about how to support children’s learning through play in a safe stimulating environment.
Our courses will support you in developing a career through class discussions, teacher lead presentations, case studies, video viewings, visiting speakers and even making playdough!!
In our level 2 and 3 courses and you will also have the experience of volunteering/working in an Early Years setting to gain the skills to support the knowledge that you will gain during the course.
With our Childminding course you will develop a business plan that will support you in becoming a registered childminder.
Our courses are as follows:
- L1 Award in caring for children
- L2 Certificate in introduction to early years education
- L3 Diploma for early years educators
- L3 Award in preparing to work in home-based child-minding
To find out more about our Childcare & Education courses please use the contact form here.
To book an assessment session for these courses follow the link here.