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Children's Play, Learing and Development BTEC at Burntwood School

Course description

Equivalent in size to two A Levels. 10 mandatory units of which 2 are external. Mandatory content (100%). External assessment (33%). This qualification is designed for learners preparing for a role as an early years educator in preschool and nursery settings. The qualification is designed to be

the substantive part of a 16–19 study programme for learners who want to study the mandatory core content of the children’s play, learning and development sector, which is needed to practise as an early years educator. It may be complemented with other BTEC Nationals or A Levels and/or GCSEs in English and Maths to support progression to specific job roles, to higher education courses, or to working with children.

Entry requirements

5 A* - C grade/Level 9-4 passes at GCSE level including English and Mathematics. A grade C/Level 4 in Core Science preferred but not essential.

Future opportunities

This programme is the equivalent of 2 A Levels and most students go on to University to study subjects such as Psychology, Teacher Training, Social Sciences, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Complimentary Therapies, Social Work and Health Sciences. The course also supports entry into Nursery and Early Year establishments.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Burntwood School directly.

Last updated date: 12 October 2017
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