The course content includes topics such as Health & Safety, Child Development (0-19 years) and how to support this, Communication, Personal Development, Safeguarding and activities to support learning and development.
Progress is monitored and assessments arranged which take place on-the-job. An emphasis is on practical skills supported by knowledge.
Completion of the Level 2 Certificate will enable progression onto the Level 3 Early Years Practitioner (Early Years Educator) and places you in a position to gain employment.
What else do I need to know?
Please note that courses run subject to minimum viable class sizes. All course and fee information is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication but may be subject to change. Please note there may be additional costs for books, materials or other expenses.
The course is ideal for those with an interest in the Children’s Workforce and maybe considering a change in career. Good level of maths and English required. Entry is by interview, where your individual needs and career prospects will be discussed. A paid or voluntary workplace must be in place to start this course.
How is it assessed?
Assessment is through observation of performance in the workplace, knowledge and understanding you show through written/oral questioning and assignments and an e-portfolio of supporting evidence is also collated.
What financial support is on offer?
Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group is pleased to be able to offer financial support to help students meet the costs of attending College.
If you are on state benefits or are on a low income you may be entitled to fee remission towards your course. *This is at the Colleges discretion.
What can I do next?
Progression to the Level 3 Diploma Early Years Practitioner may be suitable, you will need to hold or be willing to work towards a level 2 in English and maths in order to be a practioner at level 3 in the sector.
How do I find out more?
Complete an application form on-line to enable you to be invited for an interview.
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