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Full-time L3 Childcare & Education with Early Years Level 3 | Technical Certificate in Childcare and Education

This study programme includes the Level 3 Technical Certificate in Childcare and Education in Year 1 and the Teaching Diploma in Year 2. It enables learners to gain the knowledge and experience which will allow them to work with children from birth to five years. ...

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AvailabilityAll Full-time Further Education courses commence in September each year. If you can't find what you're looking for or require further assistance, please contact our Admission team 01453 761165 or email admissions@sgscol.ac.uk

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September 2020Filton Campus3Apply Online
September 2020Filton Campus3Apply Online

Tuition Fees

16-18

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course.

19-23

If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (English or Maths Course etc.)

If you are 19 or over and taking an English or Maths course up to an including Level 2, and have not previously achieved a GCSE Grade A* to C or grade 4 or higher, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 2 Course or Below etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying a level 2 course or below, you may be entitled to a Low Income/Benefit Waiver. If awarded, this Waiver will cover your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 3 Course or Above etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying on a level 3 course or above, and the Level 3 Legal Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may however be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the tuition fees.

Please make arrangements to pay your course fee costs at the time of enrolment. Payment is due prior to the start of your course. The option to pay via an instalment plan is available if required. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date course fees – these may be subject to change.

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Summary

This study programme includes the Level 3 Technical Certificate in Childcare and Education in Year 1 and the Teaching Diploma in Year 2. It enables learners to gain the knowledge and experience which will allow them to work with children from birth to five years.

What do I need to join?

5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including Maths and English, a good reference from an early years setting and an academic establishment. You will also need a clear DBS certificate.

How will I know how I am doing?

This course is assessed internally using a variety of methods and externally through a 20-hour controlled assessment. Learners are also assessed through observations in placement.

Employability

Learners will partake in Forest School-type activities. There will also be guest speakers. Agencies and setting managers advertise directly to the College and offer training on writing CVs and interviewing techniques.

Work Experience

Learners will spend two days a week in placement and three block weeks, for a total of 750 hours by the end of their second year. Placement will be in a variety of early years and school settings. This is required to achieve the qualification.

What can I do next?

Upon achievement of the Technical Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education, it is intended that learners will be able to access higher education or enter the workforce as early years educators.

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Course information last updated: Tuesday 12th November 2019 @ 10.50am (5 days ago)

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