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Summary

This qualification enables learners to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to work with children from birth to 5 years old and provides a comprehensive understanding of children's education and care.

Description

The qualification is made up of 15 units divided across two years. In addition to the 15 mandatory units, you will also be required to submit an externally set and marked piece of course work in each year.

You will also complete 375 hours in work placement in each year of the course, where you will be supported by a qualified professional and an assessor who will assess your occupational competency in the work place.

Key Areas

Units covered in the first year: Unit 1: Child development from conception to seven years Unit 2: Children's health and well-being Unit 3: Providing safe environments for children Unit 4: Child health Unit 5: Play and learning Unit 6: Understanding children's additional needs Unit 7: Observation, assessment and planning Unit 8: Professional practice portfolio 1 Effective practice study (externally set and marked task) Units covered in the second year: Unit 9: Supporting emergent literacy Unit 10: Supporting emergent mathematics Unit 11: Preparing for school readiness Unit 12: International perspectives Unit 13: Reflective practice for professional development Unit 14: Professional partnerships in early years Unit 15: Professional practice portfolio 2 External assessment (externally set and marked task)

What Next

After completing the Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (EYE) learners can progress on to Higher Education or enter employment as Early Years Educators.

Entry Criteria

5 GCSE's at Grade 9 - 4 (A* - C) including English and maths.


Course options

  • 2018/19 Full Time Day

    Provider

    Bournville College Birmingham

    Location

    Bournville Campus


    Mode of attendance

    2018/19 Full Time Day

    Days

    Please contact the college for days of the week

    Age range Start Fees Duration Further information
    16-18 September - 2 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
    19-23 (no level 3 qualification) September - 2 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
    19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) September £7,000 2 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
    24+ September £7,000 2 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
    Hours Per Week Study Details Minimum Age Average Class Size Max Class Size Material Fees International Fees
    NULL NULL 16 NULL NULL 0.00 5000

    Leisure Program Fees Further Information International Comments
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