Course Details

  • This qualification will help students prepare for a career as an Early Years Educator, enabling them to work with children from birth to five years old. Students will also gain knowledge of working with children aged five to seven years old. Areas covered by this course include child development, health and wellbeing, understanding children’s additional needs, play and learning, assessment and planning, and emergent literacy and maths.

  • Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

    Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

  • Assessments for this qualification are made up of a variety of assignments, work-based assessments, professional portfolios and external assessments.

  • Upon successful completion of this qualification students will be able to progress onto a higher education course. Students can also use this qualification to begin their career as an Early Years Educator.

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  • If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?
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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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