Lewisham Council - Adult education childcare courses

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.

See courses by subject

 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 0208 314 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 level 1 and level 2 qualification courses starting in September.

​Date ​Time ​Location
​Tuesday 3 July ​10:30am-12:30pm ​Brockley Rise Centre
​Tuesday 10 July ​10:30am-12:30pm Brockley Rise Centre
​Tuesday 17 July ​10:30am-12:30pm
Brockley Rise Centre​​
​Wednesday 18 July 11am-1pm​ Grove Park Centre
​Tuesday 24 July  ​10:30am-12:30pm
​Brockley Rise Centre


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