This qualification is designed to build the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people at an unsupervised level, in a diverse range of job roles, within early learning and childcare. Subjects covered include child development (birth to 7 years), observation, planning, health & safety, safeguarding, and the role of the practitioner (plus much more). Assessment of skills in the real working environment is facilitated by an assessor, alongside knowledge units which are assessed by a tutor following classroom teaching.
*Students can enrol on this course at any time during the academic year*
Opportunities to work in an unsupervised capacity as:
- Supervisor in day nurseries, nursery schools and nursery or reception classes in primary schools
- Children’s centre supervisor
- Registered childminders and nannies
Or progress onto Level 4 Advanced Practitioner, Foundation Degree at University or Level 5 in Leadership and Management.
Course Fees: £2882.