Level 3

Early Years Workforce

Duration

70 weeks

Location

Rush Green

Starting

Sep 2020

Audience

Adult 19+

Careers

Childcare

This course is part-time over 2 years.

You'll learn to work with children from birth to 7 years 11 months of age, gaining in-depth knowledge of legislation, curriculum, development and safeguarding.

You'll have a personal assessor assigned to you to ensure your competency in the work environment.

You will spend 5 hours in college and a minimum of 12 hours per week in the work placement, as a volunteer.

It is preferred that you have successfully completed Level 2 Early Years Education & Care (EYE).

You'll also need Level 2 English & Maths, or to be working towards English & Maths GCSEs.

All of our teaching staff have vast industry experience within early years and schools environments.

You'll complete 750 hours of placement time over the 2-year course. This on-the-job experience will give you a huge advantage when you look to develop your career.

Having successfully completed the Level 3 qualification, you can either head into employment or continue your studies with a degree-level course.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.