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Early Years Educator Level 3 at Puffins Training Limited

Course description

These courses are suitable if you have already completed a level 2 course or equivalent and are aiming to work in a supervisory role, planning and organising your own work. A CACHE Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification is a valuable and recognised programme. You have to be aged over 16, and you should have a relevant level 2 qualification. You may be eligible for an advanced apprenticeship scheme, where you would follow a programme that includes the Diploma and key skills, first aid and employment rights and responsibilities.

Course content

You should be in full time employment if you are doing the Diploma, as most of your training is through work based learning (i.e. on-the-job). Your training can be supplemented by attending taught sessions every two weeks at our training centre in Exeter, though this is not compulsory

Entry requirements

You will also need English and maths GSCEs at grade A*-C to be counted in ratios. We can provide training to help you achieve these.

Future opportunities

If you are planning to go to university or move into a more managerial position, then the Level 3 Diploma is a good alternative to A'Levels, as it can be used to gain entry into further education courses. You can use it to work as a childminder, a day care supervisor, a pre-school supervisor, a family support worker or a classroom assistant. You can also go on to undertake CACHE level 3 CPD, or to go on to a level 4 course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Puffins Training Limited directly.

Last updated date: 06 December 2016

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