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IDW - Childcare Taster

Course Title:

IDW - Childcare Taster

Course Number:

CZKR A40881


Rycote Centre

Learning Area:

Health, Care


Level 1 (Mixed)


Clare Hill

Start Date:

21 June 2018

End Date:

21 June 2018

Session Time(s):

Thursday between 10:00 and 12:00

Total Sessions:


Total Hours:


Class Size:

Between 8 and 12 learners.

Course Information

Inspiring Derby Week 2018Monday 18 June – Saturday 23 June

This is the third year that Derby Adult Learning Service is organising a week of activities across Derby.

There is a wide range of activities throughout the week providing the opportunity to develop new skills and learn more about Derby. Find out what else you can learn with us and our partner organisations in the programme <LINK to pdf on website>

What will I be learning?

Do you have a desire and interest to work within childcare or gain more knowledge for the child care sector?

Come along and explore our child care courses for level 1, 2 or 3. You can explore some of the resources and chat to experienced tutors and assessors to see if this exciting opportunity is for you!

Please note: booking for this session is essential

Who is this session for?

Anyone over 19 who has an interest in childcare

What do I need to bring?

  • A notepad and pen if you want to make notes
  • Any questions you have about our Childcare courses

Is there a cost?

No - this is a FREE taster session

Progression within DALS

We have lots of courses planned to ensure you have a variety of progression routes. If you are interested in another course, please ask for more information or telephone our helpline on Derby (01332) 717900 or

On completion of this taster, you could progress to:

  • An accredited Childcare course

Health and Wellbeing

The slogan you see on our brochures and leaflets is:

meet enjoy learn achieve

This is because we believe that taking part in adult and community learning can open the door to new friendships, give you something enjoyable and worthwhile to do with your time, enable you to learn something new and give you a sense of achievement. That's got to make you feel good!




Venue Information

Rycote Centre


Parker Street, Derby, DE1 3HF


Limited Car Parking

Disability Support:

Disabled Access to all floors/building
Disabled Toilets
Disabled Parking available
Loop System


Limited Facilities
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday - Ryecafe


Crèche Unavailable


From the city centre head towards Kedleston Road along King Street and Garden Street. At the 'Five Lamps' traffic lights on Garden Street you will see a sign for the Rycote Centre, turn left down Parker Street then turn right and the Centre is on the right hand side, parking is on the street and the main entrance is through the Social Service's car park. The Centre can also be accessed from Kedleston Road - opposite the Polish Club - but there is no parking at this entrance other than on Kedleston Road 01332 717930 or 717924

Bus Routes:

Allestree Bus, Trent Barton, and No. 6, Notts and Derby University bus during University term time.

Enrolment Information

In Person

If you would like more information about this course or wish to enrol, please contact via:

Enrolment Centre:

Rycote Centre

Opening Times:


Parker Street, Derby, DE1 3HF   Find Us

Telephone No:

01332 717930


By Email

Send your enrolment enquiry to

By Phone

To pay by credit/debit card or for more information about this course, please contact us on 01332 717900.


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Note: Please bring evidence of eligibility for fee reduction to the first class.


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