REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
- The course has been developed in consultation with employers, higher education institutions and professional bodies.
- It only takes up one block so you can study other A-Levels/L3 courses alongside it.
- Students can expect to progress to university to study courses that involve working with children (primary school teachers, paediatric nurses, social workers, speech therapist).
WHAT YOU WILL STUDY
The core modules consist of: The role of the early years, childcare and education practitioner and Human development from conception to 19 years. You will also undertake a placement as part of this course.
HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED
Internal assessments. In addition, learners will be required to achieve a minimum of a pass grade for a synoptic short answer examination, which will be externally set and externally assessed.
Progress to university to study Social Work, Primary School Teaching, Nursing and other related degrees or you may wish to continue further training to achieve the Early Years Educator Status.