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Workbased introduction to Early Years Care and Education Level 2 N093

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How do I apply?

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How long does the course last?

1 year, full-time

Level

This is a level 2 course.

Course outline

The aim of this qualification is to prepare you to work with children between birth and five years with knowledge of children up to seven years.

Course details

The course is rewarding, challenging and requires a great deal of commitment and motivation.

Workplace experience is an integral part of the course

In order to aid holistic delivery and assessment the units are structured around the following four themes:

  • Theme 1: Introducing the role of the Early Years Practitioner
  • Theme 2: Legislation, frameworks and professional practice
  • Theme 3: Play, development and learning for school
  • Theme 4: Professional development

Entry guidelines

  • It is essential that the candidate is already in a placement and has at least 3 months continuous experience working a minimum of 12 hours per week before commencing on the programme. Personal roles and responsibilities within the setting will be discussed in detail at interview.
  • A letter from your placement provider confirming roles and responsibilities will be required prior to interview.
  • You must have read the setting's Child Protection Policy and understand your role within this prior to interview.
  • A minimum Level 1 English is required.
  • You will require skills to communicate with children at various stages in their development and with teachers, parents, carers and other professionals.
  • If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

Purchase of course text books is recommended. Your trainer assessor will identify your particular learning and support needs in order to assist you in your studies.

Where can I progress to?

When you have successfully completed your course you may be able to progress (although not automatic and ensuring Level 3 entry requirements are met) into the CACHE Level 3 Early Years Educator qualifications and other Level 3 qualifications relating to childcare.

There are also many employment opportunities in the Childcare and Education sector, such as Early Years Practitioner, Classroom assistant, Pre-school assistant and Nanny.

Assessment Method

Throughout your course you will be supported by a Trainer Assessor who will complete observations at your workplace. Assessment is via e-portfolio.

Equipment Required

To be discussed at interview.

When does this course run?

Starting 7th Sep 17

Ends 29th Jun 18

Ref: N093J001

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £600.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Starting 6th Sep 18

Ends 28th Jun 19

Ref: N093K001

Fees

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £600.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

This information was current on 17th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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