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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Child's Play, Learning & Development (Early Years Educator) - Shipley at North Shropshire College - NSC

Course description

This qualification is aimed at learners who need the knowledge and understanding of child development and education necessary for working with children in a variety of job roles and settings. It prepares learners to work unsupervised with children in a variety of settings within the sector of children's Development.  During the course learners undertake a variety of work placements with children aged 0-16 years, timetabled for two days per week.  This will emphasise the application of knowledge to a childcare setting.  Learning will be varied and practical and assessments will be classroom and placement based throughout the year.  Students will collate information to create a portfolio over the duration of the course.

Course content

This qualification is aimed at learners who need the knowledge and understanding of child development and education necessary for working with children in a variety of job roles and settings. It prepares learners to work unsupervised with children in a variety of settings within the sector of children's Development. During the course learners undertake a variety of work placements with children aged 0-16 years, timetabled for two days per week. This will emphasise the application of knowledge to a childcare setting. Learning will be varied and practical and assessments will be classroom and placement based throughout the year. Students will collate information to create a portfolio over the duration of the course.

Entry requirements

Five appropriate GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English Language.  Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce.

NVQ Level 2 - Early Years.

Successful college interview.

DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).

Financial information

Please contact our Student Finance Officer - Penny Jones  - 01691 688029.

Future opportunities

Once the course is completed learners are qualified as an:

Early Years Practitioner

Creche Practitioner

Special Needs Support Worker

or enter University to study a range of degrees including Teaching and Child Development.

Further information

Please contact our Shipley Campus direct on 01902 709840.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact North Shropshire College - NSC directly.

Last updated date: 01 October 2015
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