Five GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including Maths and English at grade 4.
Why Should You Take This Course?
The purpose of the Level 3 Technical Qualification is to ensure students have the knowledge and skills needed to progress into skilled employment or higher-level technical training.
You will complete 750 hours of work placement in a variety of settings to demonstrate your skills
and competency with children. The theory work will consist of a ‘core’ set of underpinning knowledge, concepts and skills.
You will also gain specialist training covering occupational or industry-specific skills.
Topics will include…
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed in a variety of ways including an externally set examinations and an employer-set project. There will be knowledge-based essays, direct observations at work placements to demonstrate competency for the industry.
Are there any special expenses?
There will be a cost to travel to work placement, plus a DBS check and uniform (needed for work 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 to Higher Education or employment.
The course gives you a license to practice so you could work in a variety of roles including an Early Years Practitioner, Nanny, Teaching Assistant or an Individual Needs Assistant. You can also go on to Higher Education to study a variety of subjects including Primary Education to become a Primary School Teacher.
Equivalent to 3 A Levels
If you wish to apply for 2021-2022 academic year, please complete the online application form.