Early Years Educator Intermediate at Derby College
This qualification equips you with the skills and knowledge to work under supervision with children and their families in settings such as nurseries, children’s centres or pre-schools. You will study at the College as well as having a practical placement working with children.
- Health and wellbeing
- Legislation, frameworks and professional practice
- Play, development and learning for school readiness
- Professional development
You need a profile of five GCSEs at grade D, including Maths and C grade in English, along with evidence of good attendance, punctuality, self-motivation and a positive attitude to study.
You must be willing to provide evidence for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check which will have to be self-funded.
Assessments are set by CACHE and will include assignments, presentations, planning for children and a multiple choice exam.
Functional Skills and GCSEs will be assessed by portfolio and online assessment.
You need flat shoes, smart trousers and a placement top that you will need to buy from the College.
You also need an A4 ring binder, paper and pen.
- High grades in this qualification
- GCSE English and Maths at grade C
- Good attendance both at the College and on your placement
- Good placement reports
You can also progress to work under supervision in Early Years settings.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Derby College directly.