T Level Foundation - Education and Early Years (Working in Early Years and Primary Settings) IEA

T Level Foundation Year Childhood Studies

Course Details

T Level Foundation Year
Subject Area
Childhood Studies
Age Group
16 - 18

Openshaw Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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- This course is part of our Industry Excellence Academy and is designed to support your transition to T Levels. The course has been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares you for your future career.

Are you passionate about working with children? This qualification will provide you with the knowledge and understanding essential to the early years and childcare sector.

Topics include:
• Child development
• Play and learning
• Exploring legislation
• The role of the childcare practitioner
• Nutrition
• Physical development and physical activity
• GCSE/functional skills maths (if not already achieved).

You will also receive accredited first aid training and industry visits from experts within the sector.

You will complete a placement two days a week during term time.

4 GCSEs must include grade 4 or above in English

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

This course will be assessed through assignments, presentations, assessments and observations.

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will be able to progress onto the Level 3 T Level in Education and Childcare.
Career opportunities include working in nurseries, schools and other learning environments for children.

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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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