Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) Level 3 Diploma at Harrogate College
This Study Programme is a college based course where you will spend three days a week studying a range of topics and two days per week out in a variety of child care settings with children aged 6 months – 5 years.
Key areas of study include:
Play and Learning
Providing Safe Environments for Children
As part of your Study Programme you will also attend sessions on a weekly basis with your Student Coach who will support you with your work as well as include you in extra-curricular activities such as a Citizenship project, Employability skills and progression passport opportunities.
5 GCSEs at grade A* to C including English, Maths. A current child care reference from an OFSTED registered establishment. A clear DBS certificate.
There is a mixture of externally and internally set assignments which include an extended essay and building portfolios of evidence based on your practice in the workplace.
There is a resource fee for this course which will be discussed at interview.
Upon completion, the Early Years Educator status will allow you to progress to a wide range of opportunities which could include, Nursery Nurse, Nanny, Overseas Rep, Teaching Assistant or direct entry to HE.
The course offers a maximum of 420 UCAS points at Awhich would be ideal for students wishing to pursue a career in Primary Teaching, Social Work, Youth Work or other related degree courses.
Harrogate College also runs a Foundation Degree in Early Years which would be an alternative route to University.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.