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Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) Level 3 Diploma

Entry Requirements:
To be included in ratio when working with children you will need at least 5 GCSE's graded A*-C including Maths and English at grade C/4 or above.

Why Should You Take This Course?
This qualification prepares learners to become Early Years Educators enabling you to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of 5 to 7 years or access Higher Education.

Course content
You will complete 750 hours of work placement in a variety of settings including child-minders, nurseries, primary schools, private schools and school for children with additional needs.
You will study 15 units including:
- Child Development
- Children's Health and Well Being
- Play and Learning
- Observation, Assessments and Planning
- Providing Safe Environments
- Professional Practice
- Supporting Numeracy and Literacy Skills
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How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed in a variety of ways, to include: Two externally set essays, projects, work placement portfolios and assessments at work placement.

Are there any special expenses?
A DBS check is required for work placement as is a uniform. There will be a cost to travel to and from placement.

What could I do next?
You will learn the skills and qualities needed to work with children and build a portfolio of evidence to support your transition into Higher Education or employment.


How to apply for this course

2017-2018 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
2017-2018 ENTRY: Download an Application Form to fill in and post