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Introduction to Early Years Education & Care Level 2 Certificate at Bromley College of Further & Higher Education

Course description

The course will enable you to build effective professional relationships with young children, teaching and learning methods, promoting good behaviour, engaging in personal development, safeguarding and the promotion of equality, diversity and inclusion.

You will have lectures, discussions, group work, research tasks, videos and many interactive activities to help you learn. As well as attending college you will undertake work experience in a school or nursery at least 10 hours a week.

Course content

The units you will study include:

  • Support physical care routines for children
  • An introduction to the role of the early years practitioner
  • Understanding legislation relating to the safeguarding, protection, welfare, health and safety of children
  • Equality, diversity and inclusive practice
  • Supporting children’s play and development
  • Assessment and planning methods
  • Professional development

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will need to have a good command of basic English, be at least 16 years of age and be working or volunteering in a relevant childcare setting.

Assessment

There will be a mixture of theory and practical hands-on activities to keep you interested throughout the course.

 

Financial information

Students may wish to purchase relevant textbooks.

Future opportunities

After the successful completion of the course you can seek employment in childcare settings such as schools, nurseries, playgroups in an assistant role or as a nanny or childminder. You can also progress onto one of our level 3 qualifications which include:

  • L3 NCFE Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools
  • L3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bromley College of Further & Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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    • Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities.

      - See more at: http://www.bromley.ac.uk/about-the-college/our-campuses/#sthash.G6plek0Q.dpuf

      Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities

      - See more at: http://www.bromley.ac.uk/about-the-college/our-campuses/#sthash.G6plek0Q.dpuf

      Only ten minutes from Bromley town centre, our Bromley Campus sits in acres of green space, providing the perfect setting for studying. There’s an impressive Learning Resource Centre, three cafes, two IT study centres and buzzing Common Rooms.

      Our Technology Centre gives our construction, motor vehicle and engineering students the  opportunity to work in specialist industry standard workshops.

      Enhance, our West End style hair and beauty salon, offers a modern learning environment and a range of hair, beauty and nail treatments for students, staff and the general public.

      Our brand new Sports Centre provides 21st century sports facilities for our students and the local community. Set over two floors, the new centre houses badminton and basketball courts, indoor football, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, new lecture theatre, sport science labs and specialist demonstration facilities