Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education & Care at West Kent College
Combine practical experience with theory to prepare for a career in early years.
You will develop communication and professional skills needed to work in the early years sector.
Themes covered will include:
• Introduction to the role of the early years practitioner
• Legislation framework and professional practice
• Play development and learning for school
• Professional development
As well as classroom-based learning, there is a work placement for two days a week and a two week block in an early years setting. You will be assessed by written assignment, professional discussions and work-based assessment.
You will need four GCSEs at Grades D/3 or above, including English and maths or a Level 1 qualification at Merit or Distinction and English and maths functional skills at Level 2.
You will be interviewed and a place on the course is subject to a DBS check and a positive reference. At interview, you will need to demonstrate that you are a suitable candidate to work with children.
Progress to a Level 3 course, or find work in a variety of careers, such as an Early Years assistant, or au pair.
How to apply
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