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Find Out About Early Years

  • Overview of the course

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    This is one of a group of courses that we are offering to give you a chance to find out all about working with people.
  • What can I expect to learn?

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    You will find out more about working in childcare/working with adults with disabilities/working with older people/working in counselling/working with people who have issues with alcohol and drugs misuse/bereavement and loss, and if you want to take it further you will find out about ways of doing more training and gaining practical experience.
  • What qualification will I be awarded if I successfully complete the course?

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    If you attend regularly and join in with all the sessions, you will be awarded a college certificate.
  • How will I be assessed?

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    There is no formal assessment. You will develop your own individual learning plan and you will be assessed by your contribution to a range of activities, discussions and exercises.
  • How can I progress after this course?

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    After completing the five week course, you will be given the opportunity to enrol on the Level 1 CACHE Award An Introduction to Early Years Settings.
  • What do I need to join the course?

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    Enthusiasm to develop your skills and interests and a desire to work with people.
  • Is there anything else I need to know?

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    Not at this point.
  • Who can I speak to about this course?

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    Our Central Admin Team on 01204 482301
  • I'm interested, what do I need to do next?

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    Contact Our Central Admin Team on 01204 482301 or visit the local community centre/Dean Road College to enrol
  • Course Fees

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    Tuition Fee: £47.00
    Other fees: £5.00
  • Additional Information

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    All learners will complete an individual learning plan which will be discussed with their tutor throughout the course.


    You may not have to pay tuition fees at all, if you fall into one of the groups eligible for fee exemptions. If you feel you may be eligible or would like someone to explain course fees in more detail, please call our helpline on 01204 482 000.

    Adult Learners

    Adult learners (19+) must bring their qualification certificates with them to enrolment. Learners will not be able to enrol without this information. If you have lost any certificates please contact your school in the first instance. If they are unable to provide a copy, you can contact one of the following exam boards (your school will be able to tell you which one you need):
    If you are unable to provide certificates you will be asked to complete a self declaration form when you enrol.


    Our Helpline can provide you with general information regarding studying at Bolton College. We also offer advice and guidance meetings to help you decide your next move. Please call 01204 482 000.
    Lines are open :
    • during term time : Monday to Thursday between 8:45am and 7pm (5pm on Fridays)
    • out of term : Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm

    Bolton College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this document is accurate. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time.

    Equalities Statement

    The College will treat all members of the community equally and will not favour any particular individual or group. English is our principal language but we will endeavour to provide information relating to this document in other formats and languages. If customers require this type of support they should contact email the Customer Services Manager at or alternatively call 01204 482 040 or visit us at Deane Road, Bolton, BL3 5BG.

    Safeguarding Statement

    Bolton College are committed to ensuring that learners have a right to feel safe wherever they learn, in the classroom on or online. If you have any personal safety or other worries, for example, feeling bullied; being made to feel uncomfortable or experiencing an inappropriate situation when you are attending college, please speak to the tutor, someone in the Learning Centre Reception or contact the College Safeguarding Team on 01204 482180 or 01204 482758.

    Enrolment Details

    To enrol at one of our Community Learning Centres or our main Deane Road Campus click here for enrolment times.
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  • Time:

    09:30 - 12:00
    2.50 (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    5 weeks

  • Venue:

    Brownlow Fold Community Learning Centre

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