The following table shows the kind of work available to you with each level of childcare qualification. See the link at the bottom of this page for more information on the different training courses for all areas of working with children.
|Qualification||Type of work|
|Level two qualifications in early years and childcare or playwork can lead to work as a:||
|Level three qualifications can lead to work as a:||
|Level four qualifications can lead on to||
Senior management positions and strategic planning jobs in early years settings.
Young people's services in local authorities.
Professionals who provide young people with information, advice and guidance will be expected to be qualified to level four.
To find out more about courses leading to work with children, please download our training courses document. It contains information on the following course areas:
- ESOL (English for speakers of other languages)
- English and Maths
- First aid/emergency aid
- Food hygiene
- Apprenticeships in childcare
- Preparation for childcare
- Childcare courses - Level 1
- Childcare courses - Level 2
- Childcare courses - Level 3
- Childcare courses - Foundation degree and level 4
- Supporting teaching
- Preparing to teach
- Teaching qualification
- Online childcare courses