Early Years Practitioner L2 Diploma
The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding of babies and young children from birth to 7 years of age with applied knowledge in the early years, 0-5 years. Throughout the course you will explore the roles and responsibilities of the Early Years Practitioner.
The awarding body for this qualification is NCFE/CACHE.
Exam Fee £103 (included in above cost)
Before you enrol on this course
Please speak to a learning adviser on 01752 660713.
You will need to be at least 16 years old. It is suitable for all those who wish to work or are working in a supervised role with children aged 0-5 years. Learners will be required to be in a work placement for a minimum of one whole day or two half days a week ( this can be a voluntary placement) It is recommended by the awarding body that learners complete 250 hours in a real work placement alongside their qualification.
The awarding body for this qualification is NCFE/CACHE. The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding of babies and young children from birth to 7 years of age with applied knowledge in the early years, 0-5 years. Throughout the course you will explore the roles and responsibilities of the Early Years Practitioner.
How will the course be delivered?
This is a mainly theory course with some practical aspects. You will receive Tutorials You will be assessed using a range of methods, including direct observations within the work place. One-to-one support Contact time via email/phone An e-portfolio will be used throughout your course. Full training will be given.
Will I need to study or practise outside the classroom?
It is always useful to practise your skills between sessions. There is a considerable amount of work for you to do in your own time for this qualification. Please allow a minimum of 3 hours per week for this. There will be formal assignments which may include essays, research, reading or preparing presentations.
How will I know I'm making progress?
During the first session, your tutor/assessor will discuss your goals and current level in relation to the course. Deadlines for assignments will be set and written work will be assessed regularly. You will agree your progress and next steps to complete your portfolio with your assessor as the course progresses. You will receive feedback at regular intervals to ensure you are making progress towards the qualification.
What will I need for the course?
Please bring a pen, notepad and an A4 lever arch file. Access to a computer outside the classroom is essential.
Learning Advisers will be happy to provide you with information of what progression is available. Visit our website at www.oncoursesouthwest.co.uk or contact us on 01752 660713 to make an appointment.
Most courses attract a subsidy from the Education and Skills Funding Agency and can be used to match funding for ESF. It is a requirement of the ESFA that you complete various forms at different stages of your course, further information is available on request. Courses are subject to a minimum number of enrolments and could be cancelled if recruitment is low. In some cases, an alternative class at a different location may be offered. Room numbers are subject to change - please check when you arrive at the venue.