What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?
Suitable for learners aged 18 and over, who are currently employed as an Early Years Level 3 practitioner,
This qualification aims to provide professional development opportunities for employed Early Years practitioners with a previous Level 3. It will allow you to embrace the wealth of experience you already have and challenge you in both your daily practice and theoretical understanding. Providing a great professional development opportunity to broaden your knowledge and understanding of early years practice and foster your confidence in using leadership, mentoring, coaching and reflection skills to promote quality. You will have a dedicated assessor who will work with you in your workplace on a 1:1 basis to guide you to gather the evidence required. The course lasts for up to 1 year and we use an online portfolio system which is accessible to you 24/7.
*Course dates are:-
- 17.09.2018 to 16.09.2019 - variable days
- 14.01.2019 to 13.01.2020 - variable days
- 15.04.2019 to 14.04.2020 - variable days
You will acquire and use skills of leadership, mentoring, coaching and reflection as you complete the qualification through work-based learning opportunities. 5 Units covering how children learn, ppromoting health and well-being, working with families and other professionals, supporting children with additional needs, and you will complete a research topic of your choice. Upon achievement of this qualification, you will be equipped as an Advanced Practitioner. This course requires detailed research and written work to underpin the assignments carried out, you will need to be aware that you will require sufficient time to do this independently.