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Children and Young People's Workforce Level 3 Diploma at eTraining

Course description

These qualifications are intended to develop knowledge and skills relating to the children and young people‚Äôs workforce in early learning and childcare, social care and learning development and support services.

These qualifications consist of mandatory units which cover child development, health safety and safeguarding, equality and inclusion, child health and first aid, and good child care practice; the optional units allow the learner to tailor the qualification to their role and their interests.

Course content

From august 2014, the eligibility for the early years educator qualifications changed. It is now a sector requirement that those wishing to work towards the level 3 Diploma must first achieved  GCSE grade A* - C in English and Maths. The Early Learning and Childcare pathway meets the qualifications requirements stated in the Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework, and the Social Care pathway meets the National Care Standards requirements. At level 3 workers gain an in depth knowledge of child care and development, and are expected to promote good practice in all aspects of their work.  The Level 3 Diploma can be studied on its own or as part of the Advanced Apprenticeship for the Children and Young People's Workforce.

Entry requirements

See above

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.

Last updated date: 10 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years