Early Years Practitioner Diploma

Entry Requirements:
A range of 3/2 or D-E grades at GCSE.

Why Should You Take This Course?
The aim of this qualification is to prepare the learners to work with children between birth and 5 years.
The content will give you skills and knowledge needed for the early years industry.

Course Content
You will study a range of units and complete work placements to show your competency for working in Early Years.
Example units are:
Roles and responsibilities of the Early Years Practitioner
Understand how to support development
Promote play in Early Years settings
Partnership working in Early Years settings
Promote positive behaviour in Early Years settings

How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed in a variety of ways. This will include direct observation in the work place, written assignments and a portfolio of evidence. You will also complete 250 hours of work placement where you will be assessed when leading planned activities.

Are there any special expenses?
There will be a cost to travel to work placements, plus a DBS check and uniform.

What could I do next?
Upon achievement of this qualification learners can progress on to a Level 3 qualification or onto various employment opportunities in the Early Years industry.


How to apply for this course

2019-2020 ENTRY: Apply for this course by completing an online form
2019-2020 ENTRY: Download an Application Form to fill in and post
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If you wish to apply for 2020-2021 academic year, please complete the online application form.

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