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.
What you'll learn
You will study a number of units in order to achieve the total number of unit credits for the qualification.
Examples of areas you will study include:
- Roles and responsibilities of the Early Years Practitioner
- Safeguarding, protection and welfare of babies and young children in early years settings
- Promote play in an early years setting
- Partnership working in the early years
How you'll learn and be assessed
There are no written exams for this course. Instead you will build an e-portfolio which will include coursework and practical assessments in your voluntary placement.
This qualification can help you to find
paid employment at Level 2 in the Early Years Workforce, working under
supervision in roles such as:
- Nursery practitioner
- Pre-school practitioner
- EYFS classroom assistant
You need to have 4 GCSEs grade 3 or above and English Language at grade 4 OR level 1 qualification with merit grade