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Level: 2

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Interview: Y

Course Summary

This course will provide a transition year onto the advance T level in Education and Childcare and will give the necessary skills and knowledge to prepare you for this.

The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding of babies and young children from birth to7 years of age with applied knowledge in the early years, 0-5 years. The qualification content meets the Department for Education’s (DfE) Level 2 full and relevant criteria for a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner in the workforce.


Entry requirements

You need five GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above, including a grade 3 (D) in English.

You must be willing to provide evidence for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

Course Content

you will study units such as:

Roles and Responsibilities of the early Years Practitioner

Health and Safety

Equality and diversity in Early years settings.


you will continue to study maths if you have not already achieved a grade 4.

you will be required to attend placement in a childcare setting.


You  will also develop study skills that will enable you to progress onto the advanced T level.

How will I be assessed?

You will be internally assessed via a variety of methods

skills based outcomes must be achieved in a real work environment and will include direct observation in the workplace

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

flat shoes for placement and you will be required to wear a college placement shirt.

What can I do after this course?

Further Study

advanced T Level Education and Childcare.



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