Diploma for Early Years Practitioner

  • Course Type Adult - Professional
  • Subject Area Care and Education
  • Qualification City & Guilds Diploma
  • Study Mode: Part Time Only
  • Course Level Level 2
  • Location Hele Road Centre
  • Course Length 52 weeks
  • Start Date * Please see below
  • End Date * Please see below
  • Day Monday
  • Times * Please see below.
  • Fee £875
  • Course Code * Please see below

This work based, one year course provides learners with the knowledge and understanding of working with babies and young children from birth to seven years and supports the development of the practical and technical skills needed to work with children up to the age of five years. Units covered include safeguarding, communication, child development and behaviour. Applicants must be in a paid or voluntary position in an Early Years setting for a minimum of ten hours per week. Successful learners can progress onto the Level 3 Diploma for Early Years Educator, may wish to move to a Level 3 qualification in Health and Social Care, or to Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, provided they are in a suitable work role.

Course dates are:

Day Start Finish Time Weeks Fee Site Course code
Variable 12-Sep-22 12-Sep-23 Variable 52 £850 Hele Road Centre G3PDCWL0/2/1
Variable 09-Jan-23 09-Jan-24 Variable 52 £850 Hele Road Centre G3PDCWL0/2/2
Variable 17-Apr-23 17-Apr-24 Variable 52 £850 Hele Road Centre G3PDCWL0/2/3

This is a 12 month course, delivered through workplace visits for practical assessments, and an online portfolio of written assignments.

The course includes 9 units of study, ranging from child development to curriculum and safeguarding.

To find out more:
Telephone: 01392 400170    Email: adultadvice@exe-coll.ac.uk

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be working, either in a paid or voluntary role, in an early years setting for a minimum of ten hours a week.

  • 1:1 assessor support
  • Online portfolio and resources
  • You will have access to a learning resource centre
Additional Costs

None specified.

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