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Childcare courses

See what childcare courses we offer for adults.

Caring for children is a rewarding and challenging career. Whether you are looking for a new career or you wish to improve your qualifications in childcare we can help you.

About our courses

  • Qualified, specialist tutors lead our childcare courses.
  • We offer courses that lead to a qualification and short courses related to specific areas of expertise.
  • We will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to help you find a job.
  • Our courses reflect up-to-date priorities and changes in childcare.

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You can access online modules for Safeguarding Level 1 and Level 2 courses through the Lewisham Safeguarding Childrens Board.​​

Pre-course assessments

  • Before you can enrol on a childcare course leading to a recognised qualification, you need to do a pre-course assessment.
  • You can book an assessment in person at one of our centres, or by phone on 020 8314 6959 Monday to Thursday, 10am–4pm. Please bring ID with you when booking an appointment in person.
  • We will list pre-course assessment dates on this page when they are announced.

Pre-course assessment dates for Working With Children NCFE Level 1 Award courses starting in January 2019.

​Date ​Time ​Location
​Monday 7 January ​10.30am–12.30pm Brockley Rise Centre

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