Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
22/09/2020 1 Year TBC Part-Time - Day Ashington Main Campus Skills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

The aim of this qualification is to provide adult students with the knowledge and understanding of babies and young children from birth to 7 years of age with applied knowledge in the early years, 0-5 years. The qualification content meets the Department for Education’s (DfE) Level 2 full and relevant criteria for a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner in the workforce.

Students do not need to have previous experience or qualifications in working with children to undertake this qualification.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire You will need to provide your own stationery and text books. Access to a PC is recommended but not essential as you will have access to IT and resources in college.

All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods. Knowledge based outcomes can be assessed using non–mandatory assessment tasks provided for tutors’ convenience in this specification. Skills based outcomes must be achieved with reference to a real work environment and must include direct observation within the workplace.

Students will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement to show competence in both knowledge and skills. We recommend learners complete 250 placement hours whilst undertaking this qualification.

Placement opportunity must allow for skills application with babies and young children sufficient to meet the assessment criteria for the qualification.

The aim of this qualification is to provide students with the knowledge and understanding of babies and young children from birth to7 years of age with applied knowledge in the early years, 0-5 years. The qualification content meets the Department for Education’s (DfE) Level 2 full and relevant criteria for a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner in the workforce.

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