NSCG | Level 3 Diploma For The Early Years Practioner (Early Years…
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Course overview

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.

What are the entry requirements?

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?

If you are 19-23, it is your first Level 3, and are studying an SFA approved Level 3 programme you may be eligible for full fee remission.
You can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan or Higher Education Loan to help with the costs of your course if you are 19 or older and the course you are studying is an eligible Level 3, 4, 5 or 6 course.
*This is at the Colleges discretion.

What can I do next?

Career progression within the sector and also progression on to higher level courses, including the foundation degree after one year post experience of gaining the Level 3.

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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