Education and Childcare

Education and Childcare

This course is aimed at learners who wish to develop their knowledge and skills working with children and young people aged 0–19. The course is designed to ensure that learners have the knowledge and skills needed to progress into employment or further study in the childcare sector.

  • Course Type School Leaver
  • Subject Area Healthcare, Childcare and Public Services
  • Qualification T Level
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 3
  • Course Length 2 years
Overview

This course is aimed at learners who wish to develop their knowledge and skills working with children and young people aged 0–19. The course is designed to ensure that learners have the knowledge and skills needed to progress into employment or further study in the childcare sector.

You will:

  • Study a core set of knowledge, concepts and skills. You will learn about childcare and education contexts, how a young person develops and how children with special educational needs interact with education
  • Develop your English, maths and digital skills to industry standard and study specialist knowledge in specific areas
  • Undertake industry placements with employers in different settings. You will develop knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage and National Curriculum

You will be assessed through external assessments and a substantial employer set project via practical assessments of skills.

Choose this course if… you enjoy the idea of being involved in the care, development and education of children and young people aged 0-19.

Next steps: You can progress directly into skilled employment in the education or youth work sector. You can also progress onto technical education or an Apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements: Grade 4 in GCSE English Language and Maths. You will need four GCSEs at grade 4 or above, or equivalent. Learners progressing from a Level 2 course will need a BTEC Level 2 Diploma with a good Merit profile or Cache Level 2 achieved, along with English and Maths GCSE at grade 4 or above (or equivalent).

Subject specific entry requirements or recommendations: Learners must have enthusiasm and passion about working with children and young people.

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