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Early Years (Level 3)

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Typology Course
Level Intermediate
Methodology Distance Learning
Class hours 100h
Duration 12 Months
Start Different dates available
  • Course
  • Intermediate
  • Distance Learning
  • 100h
  • Duration:
    12 Months
  • Start:
    Different dates available

This Level 3 Early Years course will help you to pursue your dream of working with children.

This course aims to provide you with knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), a statutory framework which has been in place since September 2012, affecting all child care settings in the UK. Using the EYFS as its focus, this course will provide you with the knowledge that is necessary to provide high-quality child care in accordance with the latest government regulations.

This course enables you to:

Gain extensive knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage;
Deepen your understanding of children's development;
Demonstrate your commitment to child care sector to potential employers;
Understand the latest guidance on children's development, health, safety and welfare.

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· What are the objectives of this course?

Key Topics The Level 3 Early Years course is divided into six comprehensive units: Unit 1: A Unique Child Unit 2: Developing Positive Relationships Unit 3: Providing an Enabling Environment Unit 4: Supporting Children's Learning and Development Unit 5: Effective Planning, Observation and Assessment Unit 6: Safeguarding the Welfare of the Child

· Requirements

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Early Years Course and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.

· Qualification

Level 3 Award in Early Years

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What you'll learn on the course

IT Development
Child care
Communication Training
Early Years
Early Education
Early childhood psychology
Early Childhood Education
Early Learning
Childhood develpoment
Child Psychology
Children Education
Emotional Intelligence
Effective Communication

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How is the course structured?

The Level 3 Early Years course is divided into six comprehensive units:

Unit 1: A Unique Child

  • A child's development
  • Factors affecting development
  • Meeting the individual child's needs
  • Differentiation
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Promoting children's physical and emotional wellbeing
  • The Children Act 1989

Unit 2: Developing Positive Relationships

  • Respectful relationships
  • Communication needs
  • Relationships within early years settings
  • Children's friendships
  • The Key Worker
  • Effective communication with children
  • Partnerships with parents
  • Effective communication with parents
  • Multi-agency working
  • Confidentiality

Unit 3: Providing an Enabling Environment

  • Organising the environment
  • Laws and legislation
  • Security
  • Heating, Lighting and Ventilation
  • Safety Equipment
  • Risk Assessment
  • The indoor environment
  • The outdoor environment
  • The wider environment
  • The Common Assessment Framework

Unit 4: Supporting Children's Learning and Development

  • Areas of development
  • The characteristics of effective learning
  • Playing and exploring
  • Active learning
  • The prime areas of learning
  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Physical Development
  • The specific areas of learning
  • Understanding the world
  • Expressive arts and design
  • Planning to meet children's development needs

Unit 5: Effective Planning, Observation and Assessment

  • Observation
  • Methods of observation
  • Factors to consider when observing children
  • Statutory assessment
  • The Early Years Foundation Stage Profile
  • Long-term planning
  • Medium-term planning
  • Short-term

Unit 6: Safeguarding the Welfare of the Child

  • Child protection
  • Spotting signs of abuse
  • Responding to concerns
  • RIDDOR 1995
  • Providing a nutritionally balanced diet
  • Food safety and hygiene
  • Behaviour management
  • The layout of the environment

Course Fees

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore any registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Early Years home study course is £448.75, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £359 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £89.75 and then 4 equal payments of £89.75 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.

Online Version : £359
Paper Version : £379

Additional information

Career Prospects :

Early Years Teachers, Nursery Teachers

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