Diploma in Early Years Practitioner Level 2
The level 2 Diploma Early Years Practitioner has been designed to support learners as they develop their knowledge, understanding and skills when caring for and supporting the learning and development of children aged 0-5 years. Learners will cover a range of units including child development, play and learning, support care routines, healthy lifestyles for babies and young children, legislation and nutrition.
This course is five days a week. You will study three days a week in college and two days a week on placement in a nursery or reception class.
Why Our College?
Experience the working world
Through the college’s links to the industry, all childcare and early years students complete relevant industry work placements 2 days per week.
Expert teaching staff
Our highly skilled teaching staff are experts in childcare and early years education
You will participate in promotional campaigns and charity events, as well as attending subject trips and visits
Students must have 4 GCSE's at grade 3 or above, including English Language and Maths. They will need to demonstrate an ability and aptitude for working with children aged 0 to 5 years. Students will also need to successfully complete a Disclosure Baring Service (DBS) check.
Each unit has a grade of pass. To pass the course, students need to complete all units.
Deadlines are set for each piece of work, where students must meet all deadlines.
There will be homework each week. Students will need to be organised with work for each teacher
The Level 2 Diploma in Early Years Practitioner is course work based. You will be required to study English Language and maths if you do not hold a grade 4 or higher and sit the exams.
Level 3 T Level in Early Years.
Other courses at college.
The Level 2 Diploma in Early Years Practitioner will enable learners to be counted in the level 2 ratios within early years settings.
If you are a UK or home fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course, tuition fees are free. If you are aged 19 and over fees may be payable.