Early Years Educator (Early Years Workforce)
Diploma • Level 3
About the course
The Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) prepares learners to become Early Years Educators, enabing them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.
Type of LearningAdult Learning
Study Modepart time
Awarded ByNCFE Cache
The requirement for Level 3 Early Years Educators (EYE) to hold GCSE English and maths A*-C, has been broadened to Level 2 qualifications, including Functional Skills. This will enable staff with an EYE qualification and Level 2 English and mathematics qualifications to count in the Level 3 staff: child ratios in childcare settings.
Assessment will include the building of a portfolio and direct observation of your competency
Careers & Progression
Upon achievement of this qualification learners will gain their licence to practice and it is intended that learners will be able to enter the workforce as Early Years Educators. Learners can progress into various job roles in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors such as: • Assistant in Children's Centres • Practitioner in nursery schools • Practitioner in reception classes in primary schools • Pre-school worker Learners can progress to the Foundation Degree in Primary Education, Foundation Degree in Children, young people and the services or BA (hons) Early Years and Primary Education Studies
Information About Fees
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