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Early Years Educator Diploma Level 3 - Full Time 

EY3FE001 

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Course NameStart DateEnd DateDayAttendanceSite  
Child Care & Education (Early Years Educator) Diploma Level 3 (Year 1)02/09/201902/07/2021Monday - FridayFull-TimeStephenson College - Coalvillealternate textAvailable for applications
 

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Course Overview
This Level 3 study programme is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to become an Early Years Educator, enabling you to work with children in a variety of settings such as nurseries, schools and play providers. This qualification will prepare you for working unsupervised or in a supervisory capacity with children and their families. The learning experience will be reflective of the current structure and expectations of the childcare sector and you will have the opportunity to gain direct experience through work placements.

What Qualifications Or Experience Do I Need?
Ideally you will need English Language GCSE at a 4 or above. Maths at FS Level 2 or above and two other GCSE/Level 2 qualifications in the relevant area of care to show your ability to work at this level

How Long Is The Course?

Two Years


What Will I Learn?
During this programme you will learn about child development, child observation, safeguarding, theories and philosophical approaches to how children play. You will extend your knowledge of children’s specific learning needs and the factors affecting their health and well-being. You will gain additional understanding of the legal framework in which early years providers must operate. As part of the programme you will complete compulsory work placements totalling 750hrs which will help you link theory to practice and develop your work related skills in childcare. This will be discussed at interview and is usually organised prior to commencement of the course. As part of your programme you will get the chance to develop your English and Maths skills and depending on your previous results take qualifications in these subjects.

How Will I Learn?
Vocational and professional qualifications are taught through college based theory and practical lessons with further learning and understanding developed via directed self-study.

How Will I Be Assessed?
Assessment consists of internally set coursework and assignments as well as externally set controlled assessments during the 2 years.

Where Could This Course Lead To?
Students generally progress into full-time employment or onto HE courses, such as BA (hons) Early Years , BEd Primary Education or related degrees in Youth or Social work.

Attendance Mode
Full Time, Part Time - Daytime

Course Type
Full Time & Part Time

Subject Area
EY