Early years & childcare
If you’re interested in working with young children, and you’re a very practical, patient and fun-loving person, then early years/childcare courses will be the perfect fit for you.
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|Childcare Level 1||Early Years||Portfolio tasks.|
|Childcare Level 2||Early Years||You will be assessed via a unit-by-unit approach through a combination of assessment styles, giving you the opportunity to showcase your skills and apply your knowledge in an appropriate, work-related context. You will be assessed in your placement setting by your work placement coordinator and will be required to meet a variety of competencies. All units and internally assessed and marked by your tutors.|
|Childcare Level 3||Early Years||You will be assessed following a unit-by-unit approach through a combination of assessment styles, giving you the opportunity to showcase your skills and apply your knowledge in an appropriate, work-related context. You will be assessed in placement by your placement coordinator and will be required to show competency in a variety of areas. Units are mainly assessed internally by your tutors. There are also two externally marked controlled assessments; one in the first year and one in the second.|
|Foundation Degree in Early Years Services Level 5||Early Years||Work is assessed continually on an ongoing basis through the completion of assignment tasks. Deadlines for these assessments will be set at the beginning of each year. Typical methods of assessment include coursework, assignments and presentations.|
|Supporting Teaching & Learning Level 3 FT||Early Years||There are 9 units to complete as part of this course. All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include: • direct observation by an assessor within the workplace • written assignments and professional discussions|