Education and Care Level 3

Entry Requirements:

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 relevant to the T Level.

Course Content
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. Example topics we will include…

  • Play, development and early education
  • Working in partnership
  • Safeguarding
  • Health and safety
  • Play and education
  • Play and development in early education

How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed in a variety of ways including essays, direct observations at work placements, portfolio building and through an externally-set test and an employer-set project.

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 subject including Primary Education to become a Primary School Teacher.

Equivalent to 3 A Levels

How to apply for this course

Apply for this course
Apply Now

Apply NOW for September 2021 Entry

If you wish to apply for 2021-2022 academic year, please complete the online application form.

Apply Now

The Bexhill 6th Form College website uses Cookies. If you continue using this website without changing your browser settings, we will assume you are happy with this.