Four GCSEs at grade D/3 and above, including English and maths.
Applicants who have not achieved at least a grade C/4 in English and maths will continue to study these subjects alongside their chosen college course.
|Course title:||Early Years Educator Level 3||Course level:||Level 3|
|Qualification:||Technical Diploma||Awarding body:||Not available|
|UCAS code:||Not applicable||Academic year:||2019 - 2020|
|Course delivery:||Full-time||Course length:||Two years|
|Venue:||Broad Oak Campus|
The Level 3 Technical Diploma in Early Years Education and Care (Early Years Educator) prepares learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to five years and gain knowledge of children aged five to seven years.
Learners taking the Diploma need to have access to real work environments as they need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
Learners are required to attend placement in a real work environment, 750 hours are required to support learning and assessments.
Upon achievement of this qualification, it is intended that learners will be able to access higher education or enter the workforce as Early Years Educators. This qualification confers the licence to practise as an Early Years Educator.
Completion of this qualification is achieved through a mixture of classroom based learning and experience in a real work environment. It can usually be completed in two years.
This qualification is suitable for a range of learners, either working or wishing to work in early years education and care. It is also suitable for those wishing to progress to Higher Education.
This qualification has been awarded UCAS tariff points. For a full breakdown of points, please see the UCAS webpage.