This course is for ages 16 - 19 and 19+ Adults. This qualification will allow you to work in a variety of Early Years settings. The course runs for a year with 3 days in College and 2 days in work placement.

The entry requirements for this course are:


  • 4 GCSEs at Grade 4 -5 (C) or above including English and Maths at Grades 5-3 (C-d) or Functional Skills at Level 2 in English and Maths

  • Successful enhanced DBS check

  • Interview including completing a written assessment

This course consists of the following modules:


  • Early Years Curriculum

  • Early Years Literacy and Numeracy for School Readiness

  • Personal and Professional Development

You will be assessed via:


  • Classroom assignments

  • Observations in the work place

This course will lead to you becoming an Early Years practitioner, Higher Educaion or Higher Apprenticeship.

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