Contract: 8 - 12 week programme, up to 30 hours per week
Salary: Training allowance of £55 per week (subject to eligibility) and travel expenses
Employer: Training for Care
Closing Date: We recruit on a rolling basis
The programme is currently delivered on Zoom and we will aim to secure placement experience when this becomes available. You will work towards 3 units of the Certificate of Work Readiness (CWR) and you will be given experience of working in Childcare if placements are available or gain knowledge of the sector through completion of National Progression Award units. The next programme starts on Wednesday 8 September.
Training for Care is an educational charity specialising in social care and childcare training. We are an SQA approved centre and deliver SDS funded Employability programmes as well as a number of short courses for social care and childcare sector staff.
The programme is currently delivered on Zoom and we will aim to secure placement experience when this becomes available. During the virtual sessions, you will complete Certificate of Work Readiness Units and, if placement opportunities are not available, National Progression Award Units in Childcare. If available, your placement will be in a nursery or after school club where you will be supervised to carry out the work of a childcare practitioner. The next programme starts on Wednesday 8 September.
What might a day in this job look like?
If work placement experience is available, you will assist with activities in the childcare setting, caring for children, assisting with meal times and snacks, taking children on outings, planning and carrying out activities with children.
What will I learn?
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
You must be aged 16 or above and should be able to demonstrate an interest in childcare.