Pre T Level Diploma in Early Years Practitioner L2

Full Time · Childcare/Early Years · T Level · Bishop Auckland Campus

Start Date:
03 September 2024
Cost or fee remission information
Level 2
Taught at:
Bishop Auckland Campus

Course overview

This full-time Early Years course will provide you with an introduction to a wide range of key subject areas within Early Years, specifically to progress you to our Level 3 Education and Childcare T.Level in 2024.

This qualification aims to give you the opportunity to investigate a work role in the Early Years sector and provide the underpinning knowledge needed to work effectively. It is designed for anyone considering a career in Education who needs a bridging course before starting a T.Level. You will gain an understanding of Early Years and Education as you study areas such as: Child Development, Safeguarding, promoting physical activity, providing an enabling environment and understanding the roles and responsibilities within an Early Years setting.

This qualification is fulltime and designed for 16-18-year olds wanting a career in the Education sector. This bridging course will prepare you for the substantial T.Level in 2024. For example in order to enrol on a T.Level you may need to have five high grade GSCEs to include maths/English, therefore this bridging course Level 2 is ideal to prepare you.

Course requirements

The Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner course is designed to prepare learners for the T.Level in Education and Childcare in which you need five GSCEs at grade four or above therefore if you do not have the five required we will consider you on an individual basis for this Level 2. You must already have at least either Maths or English at grade 4. If do not hold a grade 4 or above in either Maths or English we recommend our alternative Level 2 certificate for children and young people to start with, these can be explained at interview. You also need a clear DBS and a willingness to work with others as a team.

What will I do?

You will be required to have a placement experience in an Early Years setting, we will provide you with the ability to attend a placement and conduct the DBS in order for you to do this. To be awarded the Level 2 Diploma for the early Years Practitioner, you will complete 14 mandatory units.

What will it give me?

The skills required to progress to the Level 3 T.Level/ Level 2 Diploma.

Materials needed

You will be offered to purchase a college polo shirt for your placement experience and having a memory stick is advised. Please bring pens and note book to every lesson.

What can I do when I finish?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to the following:

• T Level Technical Qualification in Education and Childcare (Level 3)

• Apprenticeship Early Years Workforce (Level 3)

What next?

If you would like to apply, please click the "Apply Now" section below and follow the steps. Thank you!

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