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Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) Diploma Level 3 - Part Time 


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Course NameStart DateEnd DateDayAttendanceSite  
Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) Diploma Level 302/09/201907/09/2020Monday - FridayDaytimeStephenson College - Coalvillealternate textAvailable for applications

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Course Overview
This Level 3 qualification 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 This course covers a range of ages that you must work in, inclucding, 0-1yr 11 months, 2-2yrs 11months and 3-5yrs. You will also be observed in each of these ages.

How Long Is The Course?

15 months

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.

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. You will also be observed within the setting.

How Will I Be Assessed?
Assessment consists of internally set coursework and tasks as well as observations in the setting.

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
Part Time - Daytime/ Evening, Part Time - Daytime

Course Type
Full Time & Part Time

Subject Area