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Course Code: NFVEY051

Course Level: Level 3

Study Mode: Full-Time

Course Type: T Level Courses

Course overview

Delve into education and early years development spanning from infancy to adolescence.

Acquire knowledge in child development, educational support strategies, and safeguarding principles crucial for ensuring the well-being of children and young people. Embrace diversity and inclusivity, addressing special educational needs and fostering supportive environments. Learn effective communication techniques to collaborate with families, caregivers, and external agencies, while continuously engaging in reflective practice to enhance professional growth.

Are 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.

You'll need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including maths and English Language, in subjects that are relevant to the course you'd like to study.

You will be assessed through written and practical examinations, employer projects, group work, presentations and analysis. You will also be observed and assessed in the workplace.

If you wish to find out more you can contact Maggie Daniels (Curriculum Leader) by emailing:

The course will help you boost your employment prospects by gaining extensive experience on a work 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.

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


Pass rate

84% High Grades

Distinction or above in 2023