Early Years Education and Care Level 3 Diploma

In Chichester

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This is a two year course that prepares learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 7 years. You will study child care and development in considerable depth. The course involves both class based learning and work placements in family homes, nurseries and primary schools. As part of your studies, students usually work towards Paediatric First Aid and Food Hygiene qualifications.




Chichester (West Sussex)
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37a South Street, PO19 1EL


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Course programme

What you need to know
How will I study?

All Level 3 Early Years Educator qualifications will require candidates to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of early years education and care, including that they can: 1. Support and promote children’s early education and development. 2. Plan and provide effective care, teaching and learning that enables children to progress and prepares them for school. 3. Make accurate and productive use of assessment. 4. Develop effective and informed practice. 5. Safeguard and promote the health, safety and welfare of children. 6. Work in partnership with the key person, colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals.
How will I be taught?

Teaching and learning methods include practical classes, group and individual work, lectures, project work, self-study, study trips. In accordance with the new Enhanced Disclosure (DBS) regulations, all students will have to sign a “disqualification by association” declaration form before going into work placements with under 5’s.
How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by a variety of internal and external assessments including exams, assignment writing and placement portfolio.

Additional information

Five highlights

Outstanding teaching and learning
Enrichment opportunities including trips to the Forest School and Kenya
Chance to link theory to practice through work experience placements
Excellent success rates
Variety of external speakers to enhance employment opportunities

Early Years Education and Care Level 3 Diploma

Price on request