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This course requires you to have 350 of work placement hours in an early years setting, where you will be supported by a tutor and an assessor who will visit and directly observe you carrying out assignments.
All learners will be required to complete placement hours to make 350 hours total:
Topics covered can include:
You will need:
All applicants must have an interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
You must have secured a work placement, ideally before the course begins, and definitely within the first 4 weeks of enrolling onto the course. As work placement is mandatory, you will not be allowed to continue after the first 4 weeks if you do not have a placement secured.
The course is assessed throughout the year and with an end-of-course portfolio.
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as a Foundation Degree, an apprenticeship or other employment in the sector.