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L3 C&G DIPLOMA FOR THE EARLY YEARS PRACTITIONER (EARLY YEARS EDUCATOR)

CACHE L3 DIPLOMA FOR EARLY YEARS WORKFORCE (EYE) PT EVE MARCH START
Start Date
03/03/2024
End Date
27/03/2026
Attendance
Part Time
Target audience 

This qualification meets the needs of learners who work or want to work in a wide range of settings, for example in the roles of :-

  • Early Years Educator
  • Nursery Practitioner
Entry requirements 

  • Possession of a relevant Level 2 appropriate qualification
  • GCSE grades 9-4 in English and Maths
  • 2 days placement in an Early Years setting (paid or voluntary) is essential
  • A police clearance check will be necesssary

 

Course content 

There are 17 mandatory units including:

  • Developing effective Study Skills
  • Promote partnership working with parents
  • Model, promote and support positive behaviour with children
  • Principles of safeguarding policies and procedures in early years settings
  • Promoting diversity, equality and inclusion in the early years sector
  • Working in partnership with colleagues and other professionals in early years settings
  • Plan and implement activities, play opportunities and educational programmes in an early years setting
  • Promoting children's health and welfare in an early years setting
  • Promoting the health and safety of children
  • Promote children's speech, language and communication development
  • Support organisational requirements for recording, storing and disclosing information and providing reports in an early years setting
  • Supporting children's creative and imaginative play and experiences
  • Supporting children experiencing transitions and significant events in the early years sector
  • Continuous professional development using reflective practice in the early years sector
  • Theories which underpin practice in the early years sector
  • Child development from conception to 7 years
  • Observation and assessment in the early years sector
Teaching & Learning 

The Diploma will guide and assess development of knowledge and skills relating to Early Learning and Childcare. Learners will develop an in depth understanding and practise skills required for employment and/or progression in the Early Years sector.

Assessment criteria 

A variety of assessment methods will be used including, written assignments, reflective accounts, witness testimonies, professional discussions and direct observations within practical settings.

Progression 

  • Foundation Degree
  • Level 5 Diploma in leadership
  • Progress within current role
  • Employment in the Childcare sector
Other information 

There is an expectation that students will work in their own time to complete the necessary reading, reflection, evaluation, directed study, research and assessment. Please think carefully before undertaking a course of this nature as it is demanding and students will need to consider their work, family and other commitments.

Courses

Whatever course you choose, you'll get the highest level of training from specialist tutors, benefiting from their knowledge and experience of working not just in education but also in industry.

Application & Enrolment

You are able to apply online for all courses, however to complete your course enrolment fully, you will need to have an interview and then be accepted onto a course. The only courses available to enrol online are Full Cost courses, if you wish to enrol on any other course please call into Student Services or call 01429 295000.

Full Cost course fees are inclusive of VAT.

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