This diploma in Childcare and Education gives learners an understanding of early years childcare of children from birth to 5 years and further knowledge of children 5 - 7 years. Please note that when you apply for this course you will be applying for the first year, which is known as a 90 Credit Diploma.
What will I learn?
This qualification prepares learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years. Upon achievement of this qualification learners will be able to enter the workforce as Early Years Educators.
- Child Development
- Children's health and well being
- Play and Learning
- Observation, assessment and planning
How will I be assessed?
Real work environment performance and assignments. 750 hours of placement over 2 years in relevan childcare settings is required.
A minimum of 4 GCSE passes including English and Maths. We are accepting a grade C (current GCSE) or a grade 4 (New GCSE) as a pass. Alternatively we will accept a full Level 2 qualification at Merit grade or above including GCSE English and maths.
Progression & Career Opportunities
Progression can follow onto our Foundation (FdA) in Early Years Nanny, Nursery Nurse, Teaching Assistant
All students will spend 2 days a week in a work placement