You will complete 750 hours of work placement in a variety of settings including child-minders, nurseries, primary schools, private schools and school for children with additional needs.
You will study 15 units including:
- Child Development
- Children’s Health and Well-being
- Play and Learning
- Observation, Assessments and Planning
- Providing Safe Environments
- Professional Practice
- Supporting Numeracy and Literacy Skills
You will be assessed in a variety of ways, to include:
Two externally set essays, projects, work placement portfolios and assessments at work placement.
At least 4-5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including Maths or English at grade C/4 or above.