If you’d like a career working with children, but need to balance study around your other commitments, this part-time course could be a great choice for you. It will give you an introduction to the world of early years and childcare, including areas like communication and child development.
You’ll be volunteering for a minimum of 12 hours per week in a childcare setting, so you’ll have ample opportunity to put everything you’re learning into practice.
If you are interested in a career in: early years, children centres, support work, health care, out-of-school clubs or schools, keep reading!
Early years education and care is an interesting and enjoyable sector to be part of. During this course you will cover units designed to give you a good grounding in the principles of looking after children and supporting their development. Units include:
- Introduction to communication
- Introduction to equality and inclusion
- Introduction to personal development
- Child and young person development
- Safeguard the welfare of children and young people
- Supporting children and young people's positive behaviour
- Paediatric first aid
You’ll have the full support of your tutor who will be able to offer guidance on your assignments to help you get the most out of the course.
Level 2 Introduction to Early Years Education & Care Certificate
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Assessment is by assignment tasks, direct observation at placement and a portfolio of work.
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