This qualification encourages an understanding of the knowledge and the skills needed to care for young children. The course will include: • Healthy living • Human growth and development • Practical health and safety when working with young children • Understanding learning and development through play • Technology activities for young children • Craft activities for young children • Healthy eating for families • Finding out about Forest Schools • Preparing for your next steps • Children’s play and leisure activities in the community • Listening and talking with young children • Growth and development of young children • Science activities for young children
What do I need to join?
You will have 2 GCSEs at grade 2 or above in English and Maths, an acceptable DBS clearance and a good academic reference.
Maths & English
All learners will study Maths and English functional skills alongside their vocational programme. Learners with a grade 3 (D) in Maths and English will be enrolled on the GCSE programme alongside their vocational course.
You will complete 1 block week per term in a nursery setting.
What can I do next?
You can progress onto the Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner if you have either Maths or English GCSE grade 4 and grade 3, or L1 functional skills in the other.Apply for this course
Course information last updated: Monday 20th January 2020 @ 8.30am (22 hours ago)