The aim of this qualifcation is to provide learners with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of babies and young children from birth to 7 years of age, with applied knowledge in the early years, 0 - 5 years.  The qualfication content meets the Department for Education's (DfE) Level 3 'full and relevant' criteria for a Level 3 Early Years Practitioner.  Upon successful completion of this qualfication learners can enter the workforce as a qualified Level 3 Early Years Practitioner.

This qualfication allows learners to count towards the Level 3 ratio as a qualified Level 3 Early Years Practitioner across the Early Years Workforce

Learners may be employed in a variety of roles such as:

-  Senior Nursery Practitioner/Manager (when experience has been gained)

- Classroom Assistant

- Pre-school Deputy/Room Leader/Manager

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

On successful completion of the Level 3 EYE Diploma, there may be the opportunity to progress onto the Fda Early Years Services (University of Wolverhampton) Degree course and then onto the (BA Hons) Early Childhood Studies (Top-Up) at college - please see the college website for further details.

 

 

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

Apprentices must be working for approximately 30 hours per week in an appropriate early years setting.  It is a requirement that a Level 2 Maths and English qualfication is achieved prior to starting the Level 3 course in order to ensure the full apprenticeship is achieved and to meet sector requirements.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
HANXHM0150 01/08/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Course content

Course Content 

Canididates will be required to attend college on a weekly basis and are taught the theory behind a range or topics, such as Safeguarding, Play, Equality and Diversity etc.  We use an e-portfolio system called One File, which can be accessed on any suitable electronic device using your personal secure login.  Assignments are set to ensure you have the in-depth knowledge and understanding of the subjects taught, linking your own practical experience to knowledge throughout the course.  You will also be assessed in the workplace and be requried to submit a range of additional workplace evidence.

 

More info

Start Day/Time 

Intake at set times throughout the year. Students will need to attend College once a week.

Duration 

24 Months

Attendance 

Apprenticeship

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

CACHE Level 3

Awarding Body 

CACHE

Curriculum Area 

Applied Science, Care and Foundation Studies - Childcare and Health & Social Care

More about the course 

For more information please contact Claire Clark on 01202 205831 or clark2@bpc.ac.uk

Duration 

24 Months

Attendance 

Apprenticeship

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

CACHE Level 3

Awarding Body 

CACHE