Hastings (Station Plaza)
HE (Degree Level)
Higher Education (HE)
During the course you will study modules that will relate directly to your workplace, and allow you to put your learning into practise. You will understand the process of learning for children and young people, study language and literacy development, and fully understand safeguarding, welfare, and wellbeing of young people.
You will be expected to compile a portfolio of evidence as well as submitting essays. You will also be assessed in the workplace for elements of some of the units.
Once you have completed this course you will be a well-equipped practitioner to take on either a formal leadership role within the setting or a role which focuses on training, mentoring or supporting staff in the workplace.
You may choose to complete your academic studies with us by continuing onto the Level 6 BA (Hons) in Early Years Care and Education validated by the University of Brighton.
There will be a charge for a DBS ( formally CRB Criminal Records Bureau) check if students are not currently employed in their setting.
Applicants must be involved in at least 12 hours / week of activity focused time with groups of children. They must have agreement from the workplace/employer to support the them through workplace learning facilitations, including provision of learning and assessment opportunities required by the course. Applicants must have a current and valid Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) report.