What do I need to join?

3 GCSEs at grade A*- C Please add equivalents in numbers OR a Level 2 related qualification PLUS GCSE maths and English at grade C/4 or higher. Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

General Information

This is a challenging two year course which is exciting and rigorous. Learners who successfully complete the BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Children’s Play, Learning and Development will be able to practice as Early Years Educators (providing you also have GCSE maths and English at C/4 or above Level 2 Functional Skills). Learners can be sure that they are taking a qualification that is respected by employers, the early years sector and higher education institutions. The full qualification is equivalent to three A-levels in terms of size.

Who is this course for?

The course is suitable for those who are interested in a career working with children upon completion of the course, or those intending to progress to Higher Education.

Contact Details

Wendy Waterman or Sue Lloyd (administrator), telephone 01524 521351.
For information, advice and guidance or to apply please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521351 or 0800 306306.

Course Information Sheet

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