Early Years Practitioner Diploma

Entry Requirements:

A range of 3/2 grades at GCSE.

Why Should You Take This Course?

The aim of this qualification is to prepare the students 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 workplace, 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, students can progress on to a Level 3 qualification or onto various employment opportunities in the Early Years industry.


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