Level 3

Early Years - Level 3

Working with children in a number of settings, from nurseries through to home-based childcare, is a sector always in need of hardworking, reliable and qualified staff.

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Early Years - Level 3

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Course Overview

The Level 3 Childcare and Education Study Programme teaches you to work with children unsupervised, developing activities and carrying out observation while developing excellent communication skills to help the children in your care to reach their full potential. You’ll also carry out work experience in a range of childcare settings, putting your knowledge to practical as well as developing additional employability skills for you. You will be required to purchase a uniform for placement. This course gives you UCAS points for progression to higher education in Young Children's Learning and Development. You can also work as a professional early years educator at level 3 once you’ve finished this Study Programme.
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Entry Requirements
4 x GCSEs at grade 4(C) or above, including Maths and English
Progressions Routes
Modules in this course
Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
How Will I be Assessed?
Mix of Exams and Coursework
Other Info
Hours Per Week

Subject Area

Health & Care

Course Type

Full Time Further Education