This qualification is suitable for post-16 students looking to develop both knowledge and practical skills in the education and childcare sector.
The technical qualification is split into 2 component parts:
Core component: the knowledge and underpinning concepts, theories and principles as well as core skills for the education and childcare sector.
• Early Years Educator
• Assisting Teaching
Industry placements are intended to provide students with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours required for skilled employment in their chosen occupation which are less easily attainable by doing a qualification alone.
This is an exam based qualification
• paper A written examination
• paper B written examination
• employer-set project
Uniform, pens, paper, IT resources
This technical qualification will support students on to a range of progression routes including employment, higher education and higher apprenticeships.
You must have five GCSE's three of these being maths, english and science at a grade 4 or c grade