Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Children's Play, Learning and Development (Early Years Educator)
Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including maths and English or a level 2 qualification in a relevant subject area passed with merit or distinction with maths and English at grade 9-4 (or Functional Skills level 2 or above).
You will also be invited to attend an interview.
Future Study and Careers
With this qualification you can progress to degree-level education.
Jobs include: early years educator, nanny and childminder.
This course is for you if you are interested in examining key concepts related to this diverse and global industry.
You will develop a strong understanding of how the industry works and how the role of an early years practitioner supports children to develop in all areas of the curriculum.
You will access innovative teaching sessions to help you understand important topics in the industry.
You will look at the role of an early years practitioner and how to apply practice in the workplace.
You will complete 750 hours of work experience over two years and produce a portfolio to record your professional development.
You will undertake reflective practice in different early years settings, alongside theory taught in the classroom.