Childcare Vocational Taster

Part Time

Qualification Type

  • This is an unaccredited learning course

  • Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion

Course Summary

This free course will explore your options around working within the Child Care sector.

  • Where can I work?

  • What qualifications do I need?

  • Is this the career for me?

  • Where do I start?


  • A number of other training courses and qualifications are available at New College

Entry Requirements

  • A basic interest in the subject.

Course Content

This course will look at the areas and places you could work and what you need to do to achieve this. This course will also include a trip to a Child Care work setting.


Approximately 13 hours to complete the course, usually delivered over 3 sessions.


  • The ALC/Adult Learning Centre is open from Monday to Thursday each week.

  • You can work in our friendly and relaxed environment, with qualified tutors on hand to give you help and guidance.

Costs and Resources.

  • This course is free

Further Information

  • For further information about this course please contact ALC/Adult Learning Centre on 01793 511665 or email

  • The ALC/Adult Education Centre is based on the Ground Floor, Focal Point, 27-35 Fleet Street, Swindon, SN1 1RQ

Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday and Thursday – 9 am to 5 pm