When you study Childcare at Lincolnshire Regional College, we’ll teach you everything you need to know about looking after the future generations.

Learners get the chance to work alongside people who have all worked in a varied, fun and satisfying career that comes with working with children. Working with children requires lots of patience and enthusiasm and if you’re interested in working with them why not let us help you develop those natural skills and prepare you for a long and rewarding career.


  • Nursery Assistant
  • Early Years Teacher
  • Nursery Nurse
  • Nanny
  • Classroom Support Worker
  • Health Visitor
  • Play Worker


The course is college-based with a small amount of time allocated for placements for suitable learners.This course is designed to stimulate interest and encourage the learners’ understanding of the skills required to care for children
During the Level 2 Diploma you will complete seven units; ranging from child development to communication and professional skills within childcare and education. You will also continue to develop numeracy and literacy skills by attending functional skills classes.


After successful completion of your Further Education qualifications you could choose to continue your study with Higher Education such as a Foundation Degree in Children, Young People and Families or FdEd in Early Childhood Studies or go straight into employment. The CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) is a qualification that prepares you to work unsupervised, or in a supervisory capacity, with children and their families in a variety of settings and environments within the sector of Children’s Services. This qualification is the equivalent to three A Levels.