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Children’s Workforce (Early Years Educator) Diploma L3

Level 3

Course code: H02P164
Type: Part Time
Duration: 1 Year
Subject area: Childcare
Location: Hereford
Apprenticeship available:

Level 3 Early Years Educator

No fee information available

About the course

This course is specifically delivered for adult learners, wishing to study on a part time basis. The course is currently free to those without a level 3 qualification. It is designed for learners who work, or wish to work, with children from birth to 5 years old in a variety of settings. The qualification prepares learners for employment as Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years. It develops the knowledge and skills required to work with children from birth to 5 years together with an understanding of the expected development of children aged 5 to 7 years. The qualification also provides opportunities for the confirmation of competence for learners working towards Early Years Educator status.

What qualification will I gain?

TQUK Level 3 Diploma for the Children’s Workforce (Early Years Educator)

Why choose us

The tutors delivering the course are sector-qualified and this allows for real-life experiences to be brought into the classroom. The way we approach learning is to provide not only the knowledge to complete assignments but also the experience to develop confidence within settings.

What you could do next

On the successful completion of the Diploma students could progress to employment within an early years environment or apply for university courses in Early Years and Primary Teaching, HNC in Early Years, Level 5 Early Years Lead Practitioner apprenticeship or a Level 4 advanced practitioner qualification

Popular modules

  • Plan, lead and evaluate purposeful play activities to support children’s learning and development

  • Understand child development

  • Support the health, wellbeing and physical care needs of children in early years settings

  • Support positive behaviour in children

  • Support children with additional support needs

Key facts

Achievement of the qualification requires a minimum of 350 hours of work experience.

Learners who have no previous experience of working with children are recommended to spend at least 400

hours in a real work environment. The real work environment must encompass the age range from birth to 5

years old.

Learners who are already working within the children’s workforce will be able to use their ongoing experience in

their work environment to enable them to achieve the skills and competences required.

All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a pass – there is no grading.

Assessment methods

The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance.

Entry requirements

GCSE grade D (Level 3) in English