This course will prepare you to become an early years educator, enabling you to work with children from birth to five years old. You will also gain some knowledge of children aged five to seven years. In addition, you will have the opportunity to undertake work experience, allowing you to gain knowledge and skills within a real working environment within the childcare sector.
5 GCSE’s at grade C/4 or above including Maths and English OR Level 2 Early Years Education and Care and Level 1 Functional Skills.
If learners complete the Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator), they will be able to enter the workforce as Early Years Educators or access Higher Education.
Examples of job roles that you may progress into are day nursery practitioner, nursery school practitioner, reception class practitioner in primary schools, pre-school worker, home-based childcare professional, or nanny.