Certificate in Child Care

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Certificate in Child Care

Certificate in Child Care

Whether you are an aspiring child care professional or simply a parent looking to improve your understanding of early years development, our endorsed Certificate in Child Care could be just the thing.  Now open for enrolment, this exclusive early learning child care course can be taken from any location worldwide – 100% free of charge.  Enjoy the freedom to study in your own time and at your own pace, for the chance to boost your CV and your job prospects with an endorsed Childcare Certificate.  If your goal is to provide the best possible care for the children in your life as a parent or professional, our flexible online child care courses come highly recommended.

This is an intermediate Certificate in Child Care for self-paced home study, comprising seven online modules with end-of-unit assessments.  Topics and knowledge areas covered include outdoor equipment safety, the importance of play, food safety and storage, how to create a child safe environment, assisting the education of children in the early years, and more.  There are no deadlines or time restrictions imposed, and no prior knowledge or experience is necessary to take part in any of our courses.  Enrol online and start your child care certificate today, or contact a member of the team at eLearning College anytime for more information.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this Course the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss what Child Development is 
  • Analyze the difference between development and growth
  • Explore different stages of development in children.
  • Understand the meaning of ‘caregiver’ from a child care and development perspective 
  • Discuss the four primary developmental areas and their significance
  • Identify appropriate play and communication methods/activities for children of various ages
  • Understand the importance of the three environments and discuss their characteristics 
  • Contribute to the creation and optimisation of effective emotional, indoor and outdoor environments 
  • More effectively consider each of the three environments from the perspective of a young learner
  • Discuss the primary principles of a child safe environment 
  • Help protect children from a wide variety of potential dangers 
  • Identify possible warning signs of an unsafe childcare setting
  • Understand the importance of good hygiene in a childcare setting 
  • Confidently use different types of products for cleaning and sanitising 
  • Play an active role in contributing to health and hygiene standards
  • Understand the factors that can affect a child’s growth and development 
  • Detect the potential warning signs of health issues in children 
  • Know how to react if a child is sick or suspected to be sick
  • Understand the importance of a carefully controlled food storage procedures 
  • Help safeguard children who may be allergic to certain foods and ingredients 
  • Discuss the temperatures food must be stored or held at for health and safety


At eLearning College, our exclusive elearning programs can be taken from any location, and are offered 100% free of charge.  It costs nothing to enrol, and we include all essential learning resources and study aids as standard.

Our self-paced courses are ideal for anyone looking to build the knowledge and skills needed to improve their career prospects.  Upon completion of your free online course, you will have the opportunity to request one of the following certificates as proof of your new skills:

  1. An official Course Completion Certificate from eLearning College
  2. A CPD Accredited Certificate to boost your CPD profile
  3. An Endorsed Certificate issued by the Quality Licence Scheme

A certificate confirming the successful completion of your course could be just the thing to boost your CV, giving you an edge over rival candidates.  A small fee is payable for each of these certificates, for which more information can be found on our pricing page

However, there is no obligation to claim any of these certificates, and there is nothing to pay to take part in any of our online programs.

For more information on our free online courses or to learn more about the three certificate options above, contact a member of the team at eLearning College today.

Course Info
Course Level Level 3
Study Method Online
Course Duration 6 Month(s)
Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Start Date Ongoing
Student Feedback


Course Rating

Student Feedback


Ronnicia Jackson

7 months ago

This course was very enlightening and helpful and am soo happy I found it


Adanma Ezeogu

1 year ago

I really enjoyed the course


Pretty Mampone

1 year ago

The learning was good and I've learned a lot about kids



Enhance your knowledge and skills with the course materials and learning resources we provide.


Complete each end-of-unit assessment to progress through the course at your own pace.


After successfully completing your course in full, you will be able to claim your certificate or diploma.


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The more impressive your professional profile, the easier it becomes to climb the career ladder. Maximise your potential and fast-track your development, with the help of eLearning College.