This course is perfect if you want to develop your skills and understanding within the Early Years and Education Sector, would like to work with children from birth to 7 years, and want to progress into a career within the industry or continue to study at a higher level.
You’ll learn about:
- Child development
- Health and safety
- Play and observation
You can expect a well-structured course, taught by a team of experienced staff who are there to support and guide you along the way.
You will develop academic skills alongside your understanding of how children learn and develop, preparing you for the world of work or further study.
As part of this course you will attend a placement, 2 days per week in a variety of Early Years settings.
111 Canal Street
Start: 6th September 2021
Course code: C000553 / Q003105
Level 3 NCFE Certificate in Childcare and Education
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades 9–4 (A*–C), including English Language and Maths – both of these must be grades 9–4 (A*–C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths, or a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and Maths GCSE grades 9–4 (A*–C).
Choose to follow with the Diploma in Childcare and Education. After successful completion of this Certificate, one further year of study is required if you wish to achieve the Diploma and gain Early Years Educator (EYE) status.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.
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