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T Level In Education and Childcare

This is a two-year technical study programme, designed with employers to give young people the skills that the childcare and education sector needs

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Childcare
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: Broomfield Hall
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 2
Interview Required?: Y
Broomfield Hall

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/t-level-in-education-and-childcare
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Course Information for Students

This is a two-year technical study programme, designed with employers to give young people the skills that the childcare and education sector needs. It will provide a mixture of:

  • Technical knowledge and skills
  • An industry placement of at least 45 days in childcare settings, with a minimum of 750 hours
  • Relevant maths, English and digital skills

This course is delivered at the Broomfield Hall campus in a new bespoke learning environment where students can develop and practise the skills required to work in the sector.

You need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including English and Maths.

You will study:

  • Core knowledge and skills relevant to the childcare and education sector, for example child development and supporting education
  • Occupation-specific specialist skills and knowledge

In Year 1 you will study 12 core elements and in Year 2 you will further develop your knowledge and skills through a chosen specific pathway.

This course will be delivered on-site.

You need flat shoes and smart trousers and you should purchase a placement top from DCG.

You will be assessed via a variety of methods such as external exam, controlled assessments, employer-led set project and synoptically through practical assignments.

Further Study

You could consider a higher level apprenticeship or a higher education degree in a subject such as Primary Education.

Careers

  • Early Years Practitioner
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Nursery Nurse

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Nursery Nurses and Assistants

£15244

Nursery Nurses and Assistants

Teaching and Other Educational Professionals n.e.c.

£19024

Teaching and Other Educational Professionals n.e.c.

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: November 12, 2021 9:47 am