Hayes Campus: Course Starting Tue 01 September 2020

Starts: 01/09/2020

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00

Entry Requirements

Learners must be aged 16 and over, we do not set any other requirements for the course. Suitability is assessed at interview and through references.

Who is the course for

This qualification is for learners who would like to be given the opportunity to apply their knowledge directly to the early years (0-5 years). They will gain skills in communication, teamwork, following procedures, recording of child observations and planning activities through a compulsory work placement.

Course Content

The content of this qualification meets the Department for Education’s (DfE) Level 2 full and relevant criteria for a Level 2 Early Years Practitioner in the workforce. This qualification will provide learners with the knowledge and understanding of babies and young children (0-7 years), including child development, health and safety, safeguarding, equality and diversity, SEN, play, behaviour and health and physical needs

Study Methods

Cache have recommended a selection of teaching methodologies, in addition to this a range of tried and tested strategies that create an active classroom are in place. Strategies in place to reduce cognitive load including the use of worked examples, reducing inessential information and increasing independent problem-solving for learners as they become more efficient.

How is the course assessed

Assessment is carried out at the end of each unit to confirm understanding. All students will undertake a 250 hour work placement across the year in suitable early year’s settings, the placement should include babies and young children and they will be assessed in placement.

Where next - Further Studies

Learners are able to progress onto Level 3 Early Years Educator programmes and other relevant Level 3 qualifications including the new Level 3 Early Years T Level Qualification at Uxbridge College.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Learners can count towards the Level 2 ratio as a qualified Level 2 Early Years Practitioner within the Early Years Workforce, working under supervision in a range of roles including nursery practitioner, classroom assistant and pre-school practitioner.

More Information

1 year full time course including placement hours

Last updated 31 October 2019

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Hayes Campus: Course Starting Tue 01 September 2020

Starts: 01/09/2020

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00

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