Level 3

Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) Level 3 Technical Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus, Thurrock Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
2 YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus, Thurrock Campus

Overview

This course is ideal for those wishing to pursue a career in Early Years education or progress onto further studies.

Entry Requirements

  • Level 2 qualification or GCSEs x 4 at grade 4/C -  one to be grade 4/C in ENGLISH OR MATHS dependent on vocational subject to be studied
  • Two references showing suitability to work with children and an enhanced DBS disclosure
  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

  • Positive relationships
  • Professional practice for 0-8 years
  • Safeguarding children
  • Positive environments
  • Children’s learning and play
  • Special needs
  • Vocational work experience in a nursery, pre-school or school
  • Maths and English

Assessment & Feedback

External and internal assesssments

Course Cost

School Leavers, full time: FREE

FREE to UK/Home under 19s not in employment.

What Next...

  • Higher education at university or college, including our BA (Hons) Early Years Education at University Centre Southend
  • You may seek employment in a nursery, as a nanny in a private home or as a children’s holiday representative