Course overviewAre you thinking about a future working in education? Do you want to work with children and young people of all ages?
Our Level 3 T-Level in Education & Childcare will give you the foundation you need to set you on the path towards your ideal career.
Focussing on working with children aged 0-19, the T-Level qualification combines learning in the classroom with gaining vital ‘on-the-job’ experience.
In the second year of the course, you will have the option to specialise in working with under 5s as part of the EYFS as an Early Years Practitioner.
As part of the two-year course, you will gain core knowledge of subjects such as supporting education, health and wellbeing, safeguarding and Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND), as well as developing a range of technical and practical skills that employers are looking for.
What else do I need to know?T-Levels are a brand-new, 2-year qualification that you can study as an alternative to a traditional vocational programme. They bring classroom learning and an extended industry placement together on a course designed with businesses and employers.
As you will be working with children you will need to have a clearance form which is called a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) in order to ensure the safety of the vulnerable children that you will come into contact with.
The T Level Technical Qualification in Education and Childcare - Early Years Educator occupational specialism criteria has been recognised and approved by the Department for Education. Holders of this qualification may be counted in Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) staff: child ratios and provides a licence to practice. Students who are under the age of 17 cannot be counted as part of ratios, as per the EYFS Statutory Framework.
What are the entry requirements?
How is it assessed?
examinations, employer projects, group work, presentations and analysis. You will also be observed and assessed in the workplace
What financial support is on offer?
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £26,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance
What can I do next?
placement in a real-world environment, which will enable you to access employment directly after completion of the course, or you could progress onto higher education to qualify in one of many different roles such as primary, secondary or further education teaching.
How do I find out more?
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