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L3 Childcare & Education with Early Years Educator

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

This A-level qualification is designed to provide learners with the skills, knowledge and expertise needed to work unsupervised with children aged 0Continue reading

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September 2020Stroud 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 A-level qualification is designed to provide learners with the skills, knowledge and expertise needed to work unsupervised with children aged 07 in a variety of settings, including day nurseries, nursery schools, primary schools, pre-schools and in home-based childcare, or as a nanny. Learners will take part in 750 placement hours across the 07 age ranges.

Modules covered may include children’s health and well-being, providing safe environments for children, play and learning, understanding children’s additional needs, professional practice and observation, assessment and planning and learning for school readiness and professional development.

What do I need to join?

You will need 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and Maths. You should have an interest in working with children and be able to supply to positive references  one from school and one from an early years education setting.

How will I know how I am doing?

You will receive one-to-one tutorials with your tutor. You will receive feedback on your assessments and informal feedback in lessons.

Maths & English

You will continue to enhance your English and maths knowledge through our embedded programme.

Employability

You 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

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

What can I do next?

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners can progress onto Level 3 in Early Years Education and Care, which will provide them with the Early Years Educator status that is required to work unsupervised with young people.

What are my career options?

The certificate provides you with the experience and skills to progress to the diploma. After completing the diploma, you will be able to work with children unsupervised in numerous settings. You could work in the following roles: special educational needs support worker, practitioner in day nurseries, practitioner in nursery schools, practitioner in reception classes in primary schools, pre-school worker, home-based childcare practitioner or nanny.

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

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