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Develop a range of technical and practical skills with the Childcare Industry, supporting the development of children through interactive educational and play development as well as understanding legislation and protection protocols. 

The childcare industry is a vital sector that provides care, supervision, and early education for children from infancy to early adolescence. It plays a crucial role in supporting working parents and promoting the healthy development of young children. 


Childcare is often based in licensed premises, licensed facilities that offer care and education for children in age-specific groups often follow structured curricula and are regulated by government agencies. Ensuring the safety and well-being of children in their care, providing age-appropriate learning experiences and activities to support cognitive, social, and emotional development. 


The childcare industry is a rewarding sector that plays a critical role in early childhood development and supports families in balancing work and childcare needs. It requires dedicated professionals who are committed to the well-being and education of young children. 


  • Choosing a career in childcare can be fulfilling and rewarding for individuals who have a passion for working with children and helping them develop and grow. 

    A vastly growing market both in the private and public sector, the development of technology and understanding of neurodiversity has seen developments in the way that we nurture young children enhance and advance, and with that, we need to grow and develop the next generation of childcare professionals. 

  • There are 56,000 childcare places in Northern Ireland delivered by 334 day nurseries, 180 pre-schools and sessional creches, 3,900 active childminders and 240 out-of-school and holiday childcare providers. 

    This indicated the scale of Childcare services within Northern Ireland and the need to constantly develop and sustain the industry and its growth, the next generation of childcare specialists need to be developed, trained and ready to deliver effectively in line with minimum governmental standards and educational curriculum. 

  • Childcare is an industry where a huge range of transferable skills are required, from strong interpersonal skills to caring and empathetic skills, as well being creative problem-solving, safeguarding, nurturing and developing motor skills and linguistic skills, the range of skills can be transferred across multiple industries once qualified in Childcare. 

  • Impact Training are Community focused training provider, who are intrinsically invested in ensuring all of programme participants receive the best possible tutelage and experiences through interactions with our highly skilled and experienced staffing team, we will always push our programme participants to both achieve vocationally linked qualifications but also grow and flourish as an individual and highlight your skills and abilities to actively become the next generation of the workforce in Northern Ireland.


    We always aim to put the people at the centre of everything we do, and we strive to continuously improve our services, enhance our offer and grow as we see our participants grow alongside us. We just don’t see Impact as a training programme, is an extension of your family, we care, we motivate and encourage all participants to move beyond what they think they can possibly achieve. For More about Impact Training Click Here 

  • Our Essential Skills offer is extensive at Impact Training, we offer Literacy, Numeracy and Information Technology up to including Level 2.


    Dependant on the course requirements all participants will be assessed for suitability of level of essential skills and we actively promote progression within the Essential Skills delivery model at Impact Training, our team of highly skilled tutors will always endeavour to support, challenge and develop a range of skills and attributes that will enhance the level of achievement of every participant, for more information on Essential Skills at Impact Training Click Here

  • Qualifications and work experience are essential components in our provision but there is much more to being a student at Impact Training.  We are committed to raising aspirations in young people and trying to bring the best out of them.  This will include introducing them to experiences outside of the curriculum and equipping them with the skills and values that will help to shape their future. 


    Through EVOLVE you will engage in a wide range of World of Work events that will introduce you to greater opportunities in your industry/sector.  It will also allow you to support your community, expand citizenship, develop your physical and mental health, apply your essential skills to real activities, gain new skills, gain additional qualifications to improve wider career prospects and improve your personal development.  All of this will be through events and activities arranged by our staff.  All you have to do is enrol on the events and get involved. 


    Broadbase offers short courses in 3 subjects and the chance to specialise in the one that best suits your ambitions.  Our Foundation Programme allows you to gain qualifications in year 1 and progress to higher qualifications in year 2.  We also offer a wide range of enhancements to complement your experiences and to improve your chances of securing employment at the end of the programme.  These include but are not limited to: CSR Cards, First Aid Courses, Food Hygiene, Customer Service Courses, Abrasive Wheels, Photography, Coding, VR Courses, Sign Language, additional Barbering & Hairdressing courses etc.  Through the Employment Academy we can focus your final term on securing employment and Apprenticeship positions so you can move to the next stage of your career. 


    At Impact Training there is no ceiling on what you can achieve and if you take ownership of your learning you can achieve much more than you thought possible. 

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