Diploma for the Early Years Workforce EYE
In order to work in the early years sector as a supervisor, a staff member must have a minimum of a Level 3 qualification. This is the perfect course to undertake to gain this essential qualification as it will give you the opportunity to demonstrate competence as an Early Years Educator, Child minder or Nursery Nurse, and develop knowledge and skills related to the specified job roles in early years education.
This as a part-time, adult learner-friendly Diploma in Children’s Learning and Development (Early Years Educator) (QCF). The qualification is supported by The National College for Teaching & Leadership (NCTL) and meets the NCTL Early Years Educator (Level 3) qualifications criteria.
The course combines both knowledge (through written work) and competence (through work placements) which will then be used as evidence to build a portfolio covering the whole qualification.
The course will be assessed by written assessments, observations carried out by the assessor, witness testimonies and reflective accounts.
Student wishing to enrol on the stand alone qualification (not apprenticeship) will be considered on individual merit however for employment purposes it is important to have gained a GCSE grade C/4 or functional skill level 2 qualification in English and Maths.
This could lead to a Level 3 Early Years Practitioner and Supervisor course or childminding.
Q: Is there any funding available to help pay for my course?
A: Many of our courses are free to attend (subject to eligibility). We will carry out a fee assessment when you enrolment to establish if you meet this criteria.
As this course requires you to undertake work placements with children and/or vulnerable adults, a DBS check is required.
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Why Petroc should be your first choice
Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.
We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community.
Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments.
We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.