Course overview

NCFE Cache Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitoner City of Bristol College

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.

The qualification content meets the Department for Education’s (DfE) Level 2 full and relevant criteria for a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner in the workforce.

Dates and applications

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NCFE Cache Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitoner College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGF1646C01-1
Dates
01/09/2024 - 27/06/2025
Duration
1 years
Days
Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
Hours per week
9.75
Start Time
09:15
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £879. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LGF1646C01-1 01/09/2024 - 27/06/2025 1 years Date/Day(s) Being Finalised 9.75 09:15 College Green Centre
This course costs £879. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Additional information

Who is this course for?

This qualification is ideal for learners looking to work with children between birth and 5 years, and gain knowledge of working with children up to 7 years.

Learners do not need to have previous experience or qualifications in working with children to undertake this qualification.

What you'll learn

Roles and responsibilities of the Early Years Practitioner:

  • Health and safety of babies and young children in the Early Years.
  • Equality, diversity and inclusive Practice in Early Years settings.
  • Safeguarding, protection and welfare of babies and young children in Early Years settings.
  • Understand how to support children’s development.
  • Support care routines for babies and young children.
  • Support the planning and delivery of activities, purposeful play.
  • Opportunities and educational programmes.
  • Promote play in an Early Years Setting.
  • Support well-being of babies and young Children.
  • Healthy lifestyles support for babies and young Children to be physically active.
  • Support the needs of babies and young children with special educational needs and disability.
  • Promote positive behaviour in Early Years settings.
  • Partnership working in the Early Years.
  • Support the needs of the child in preparing for school.

Course entry requirements

 requirements 4 GCSEs grade 3 or above ( including Maths, English and preferably Science).

How is the course delivered and assessed?

All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods.

Knowledge based outcomes can be assessed through assignments set out by tutors.

Skills based outcomes must be achieved with reference to a real work environment and must include direct observation within the workplace.

A mandatory placement of 200-250 hours with direct observations.

Future career and study opportunities

Working in a Nursery as a Level 2 Practitioner, Level 3 Early Years Apprenticeship or T-Level Early Years and Education.

Additional costs

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