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Introduction to Early Years Education and Care at CT Skills

Course description

This award is designed to support 16-18 year olds looking to start a career in childcare. From exploring safeguarding legislation to supporting play. It will give you an insight into child development and supporting the needs of a child to lead a healthy lifestyle and prepare for school.

You will cover mandatory units;
• Introducing the Role of the Early Years Practitioner
• Legislation, Framework and Professional Practice
• Play, Development and Learning for School
• Optional units include;
• Support creative play
• Support children with additional needs
• Support healthy lifestyle for children through exercise
• Support a healthy lifestyle for children through the provision of food and nutrition

A mandatory element of the Early years Educator qualification is the workplace experiences. As you will be training towards the Early Years Educator standard then it is imperative that you experience a variety of childcare settings to build your knowledge. we will source these for you.

Entry requirements

GCSE grade D or above, Lived in the UK for 3 Years or more, come from EU member country or a British Citizen. Aged 16-19, Not in any form of Education, Training or Employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact CT Skills directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 6 Months