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Early Years Education and Care Certificate Level 2 at Bexhill College

Course description

The aim of this qualification is to prepare the learners to work with children between birth and five years, with knowledge of children up to seven years.                                    

Course content

You will study a range of units including:
• Supporting Children's Play
• Supporting and Preparing Children for School
• Supporting Children's Positive Behaviour
• Use Legislation Relating to Equality, Diversity and Inclusive Practice

Entry requirements

A range of 3/2 or D-E grades at GCSE.


All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods. This could include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence and written assignments. You will complete 250 hours of work placement in a variety of settings including child-minders, nurseries, primary schools and private schools for children with additional needs.

Financial information

There will be a cost to travel to and from placements, plus a DBS check and uniform.

Future opportunities

Upon achievement of this qualification learners can progress on to a Level 3 qualification or on to various jobs in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors, such as:
• Nursery assistant
• Classroom assistant
• Pre-school assistant

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 26 September 2018
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