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.