Level 2 Early Years Practitioner – Standalone Diploma
This is not an apprenticeship but a standalone diploma which will develop and recognise your skills and knowledge within Early Years at Level 2.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
The course is aimed at anyone who is wanting to pursue a career in the Early Years sector and who is over the age of 19.
You need to have a position within an Early Years setting: this can be voluntary but should involve regular hours. Your employer must be informed and supportive of your studies.
You also need a good standard of English, especially communication skills as you will be working with children.
What will you learn?
At Level 2, you are required to demonstrate skills, knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
- Knowledge of child development
- Health and safety
- Supporting the planning and delivery of activities, purposeful play opportunities, and educational programmes
- Supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities
- Own role and development
- Working with others – parents, colleagues and other professionals
How will you learn?
Classes are on a Tuesday and are mandatory to attend.
Your practical knowledge and skills will be developed at work: this is the reason why you will need regular hours at work to learn all the aspects of becoming an Early Years Practitioner.
What will you need to bring with you?
You will need a laptop.
How will you be assessed?
- Professional discussions
- Products of work
You could progress to become an Early Years Educator.
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
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Course Information Last Updated On: August 9, 2022 8:06 am