At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 including Maths or English at grade 4 or above.
Why Should You Take This Course?
This qualification prepares students 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 to study primary education or a range of Early Years degrees.
You will complete 750 hours of work placement in a variety of settings including child-minders, nurseries, primary schools, private schools and schools for children with additional needs.
You will study 15 units including:
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed in a variety of ways, including:
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. In order to gain employment as a qualified Childcare Practitioner, students will need to have GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 or above.
Equivalent to 3 A Levels
If you wish to apply for 2021-2022 academic year, please complete the online application form.