BTEC Children’s play, Learning and Development National Award Level 3 at Nicholas Hamond Academy
The course is designed to help you take a practical approach towards working with children in an Early Years setting. It covers everything from how a child develops, the importance of playing to Health and Safety and supporting literacy and numeracy development, all for children between birth and 8 years of age.
Unit 1: Children’s Development
Unit 2: Play and Learning
Unit 4: Health and Safety
Unit 8: Safeguarding in Early Years
Unit 9: Observation, Assessment and Planning
Last unit is optional and will be chosen based on the interests of the students.
As part of the course the student must undertake a minimum of 50 hours of work experience within an Early Years setting. It is strongly recommended that this takes place on a fortnightly basis over the 2 years.
Unit 1 is an externally set exam.
All other units are internally assessed assignments.
Working in an Early Years setting, Child Psychologist, teacher and other such professions connected with working with teachers.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nicholas Hamond Academy directly.