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Early Years Health Social Care

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What's Involved

You will work both in the classroom and in the workplace to develop your skills and understanding across the following topics:

  • Introducing the Role of the Early Years Practitioner;
  • Legislation, Frameworks and Professional Practice;
  • Play, Development and Learning for School Readiness;
  • Professional Development

If you have not yet achieved a GCSE Grade 4 (C) or above in English and maths, you will be required to attend GCSE resit sessions (if you achieved grade 3/D) or functional skills sessions (if you achieved grade 2/E or below).

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements are: GCSE English Language grade 4 (C) or above, maths grade 3 (D), plus 2 other GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above. If you are studying the Full Time course, you will attend placement throughout the year.

If you are an adult learner, and you are studying the Part Time course you will need a placement of at least 7 hours per week in a childcare setting.

For all Early Years course, you will need an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Where will it take me?

You could progress onto one of our level 3 courses in Early Years Education and Care.

Employment opportunities could include junior roles in nursery schools and similar early years environments.

Course Assessment Method

You will complete assignment projects and work placement diaries which will contribute towards the creation of your portfolio.

Where and When

Early Years Practitioner Diploma NCFE Level 2 (Qcf) - Study Programme

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Fee Information

Course Code Study Mode Start Date Under 16 16-18 19+ International
B019C2F-19 Full Time 02/09/2019 £1,262 £0 £1,262 N/A

Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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2020-21 Course Guide

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