This course is designed to give you the knowledge, understanding and practical skills needed for employment in early years settings. It is ideal for learners who would like to work with children and their families in a variety of different early years settings; for example day care, nursery, out of school care and schools.
Key Areas of Study
5 GCSEs grades A* - C / grade 4 or above (or acceptable alternatives), to include English Language and Maths.
All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods, all of which will be graded A* - D.
On successful completion learners’ may seek employment as a qualified member of an Early Years team with Early Years Educator status.
Learners can progress into various job roles in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors such as:
A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check is required for students going on work placements and will be carried out at the start of the course. Students will need to pay for this and the cost is approximately £52.00.