Course Details

  • This course will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of babies and young children from birth to seven years of age and with applied knowledge in the early years (0-5 years-old).
    You will get to learn the roles and responsibilities of the Early Years Practitioner, health and safety, safeguarding, and protection and welfare of babies and young children. You will also learn how to support children’s development, care routines and the planning and delivery of activities.
    The qualification content meets the Department for Education’s Level 2 criteria for a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner in the workforce.

  • This course requires 4 GCSE’s grade 9-3 including English, or a previous Level 1 or 2 attainment.

  • This course will be assessed through assignments and observations of workplace practice.

  • Upon successful completion of this qualification, students can access Level 3 Early Years Educator courses.

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  • The cost of this course is £1,987.
    Adult funding is available.
    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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