NCFE Level 3 National Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator)Apply now
- Childhood Studies
- Level 3
- 16-18 School Leavers
- 2 years
- Interview Required:
- Age 16-18 Cost:
- No cost
- Age 19 or Over:
- Funding Assisted:
- Yes - If it's your first full Level 3 and you're aged 19-23 your course is funded otherwise Advanced learner loans are available
Key modules on this course include:
- Child Development
- Play and Learning
- Observation, Assessment and Planning
- Working with Parents and Others in Early Years
- Supporting Literacy and Numeracy Development
Who is this course for?
If you want to pursue a career in working with children this is a perfect course to equip you with the skills to work in various roles. A career in an early years setting will suit you if you are caring, responsible, patient, calm, efficient, energetic and creative.
You will need a range of C/4 or above GCSE grades including English Language and maths or a high grade Level 2 qualification in a related field.
What other experience will I gain?
Vital in the career your pursuing, you will learn the essential Health and Safety knowledge and practices used in Early Years settings. In addition to your core modules, Professional Practice sessions will help to develop your practical skills for working in an early years setting.
Where will this lead?
This course is the perfect pathway to University Level courses in a related subject, Higher Apprenticeships or employment in the industry.What are my career options?
What Ofsted say
...enthusiastic teachers use their skills and expertise to plan exciting and challenging activities that stimulate learning and meet individual needs. (Ofsted 2013)