The course can lead to Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) (QCF).
What can this course lead to?
Who is it for?
It is suitable for those working or as volunteers in a supervised role that support pupils’ learning within an early year’s environment for a minimum of 250 placement hours (45 days).
What is covered?
The units cover children and young people's development, the requirements of safeguarding and the importance of equality, diversity and inclusion. They also include:
- Understand how to work in partnership
- Understand how to plan to meet the needs of the developing child
- Support children's play in early years
- Use observation, assessment and planning
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
You must be working or volunteering in an early years setting.
Work based so not required to attend college apart from induction and termly workshops. An approved assessor will visit you in your workplace to assess your practical competence, knowledge and understanding. You will need to submit a portfolio to show your competence in all areas of the qualification.
An approved assessor will visit you in your workplace to assess your practical competence, knowledge and understanding. You will need to submit a portfolio to show your competence in all areas of the qualification.
A portfolio of evidence will be completed and verified by your allocated assessor. This will include written assignments, direct observations, professional discussions and reflective accounts. There will be no final examination.