Part Time Course code 90073

The aim of this qualification is to prepare you to work with children between birth and five years, with knowledge of children up to seven years. This one year work-based course provides the underpinning knowledge, understanding and assessment for people working in Early Years. This course is designed specifically with workplace progression in mind, if you are currently employed in the early years setting and looking to take the next career-step then this is the course for you.

Available dates

  • 9 September 2024
    • Start date

      9 September 2024
    • Time

      10:00 - 14:30
    • Days

      Tuesday
    • Duration

      32 weeks
    • Campus

      Hemel Hempstead Campus
    • Fees

      £994
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  • Entry Criteria

    There are no formal entry qualifications however the following are recommended:

    • A reasonable standard of English to ensure success at Level 2
    • Aged 16 or over
    • At least 6 months prior experience of working/volunteering in an EYFS childcare setting for at least 12 hours a week
    • A confirmed work or voluntary placement in an EYFS childcare setting for at least 12 hours per week for the duration of the course
    • A reference from your experience working with children
    • A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check
  • What will I study?

    The aim of this qualification is to prepare learners to work with children between birth and five years, with knowledge of children up to seven years. You will study subjects like Child Development, Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety.


    You will learn about the role of an Early Years Educator across modules such as:

    • Support healthy lifestyles for children through exercise
    • Support children with additional needs
    • Support creative play
  • Future Prospects

    For more information on the career opportunities available to you upon completion of this course visit the National Careers Service