Level 1

Level 1 Early Years

Working with children is an exciting and rewarding career, where you help teach children and lead them to reaching their full potential.

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The Level 1 Early Years Study Programme teaches what you need to know to start your career in childcare and develops the and the skills and understanding needed to care for young children.


You’ll learn about growth and development, supporting babies to play, musical activities and how to best communicate with children to build a trust and confidence.  You will study the theory and then apply your knowledge in our nursery classroom, if you are ready, and then in a real work experience setting.


We are also happy to offer you extra qualifications to make sure you are employable, including an introduction to First Aid.


Progression from this programme could be the Level 2 Early Years Programme (either Vocational Pathway to employment or Academic pathway to T Levels) or you can start an Apprenticeship in the early years sector.



Level 2 Early Years (vocational pathway)

Level 3 Early Years (academic pathway to T Level)

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship: Early Years Practitioner


Entry Requirements

4 x GCSEs at grade 2(E) or above, including English


100% Coursework

Course Info

Full Time Further Education

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