What you'll learn

The Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce is aimed at those with a job and studying part-time. It is also suitable for volunteers who aspire to be working in the role. It will prepare you to become an Early Years Educator and enable you to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5-7 years.

You will need to be working or volunteering in a childcare placement, with age groups birth to 5 years.

Ideal if

You already have achieved a level 2 qualification in a related subject or if you have extensive work place experience. A work placement is required for a minimum of 2 day per week.

What to expect

You will attend monthly half day tutorials at Achievement Training city centre location. Your tutor will support you throughout the course. The delivery of the qualification is done mainly at the workplace, the assessor will visit the workplace every 6-8 weeks. You will receive a login to an on-line portfolio account, which can be accessed from any Wifi or 3/4G point. You will be provided with a detailed course programme. At the centre you will have the opportunity to network with other learners and to share practice and access to different resources to support your learning including, laptops, desktops, tablets and textbooks.

What next

Upon achieving this qualification it is intended that learners will be able to enter the employment as Early Years Educators. To gain our Licence as an Early Years Educator practitioner you must have relevant GCSE grades in English and Mathematics.

These qualifications can help you progress in a wide range of Childcare roles including:

  • Practitioner in nursery school
  • Assistant in Children’s Centre
  • Practitioner in Foundation unit/class a primary school
  • Pre-school practitioner

Cost

Course Cost = £2882.00

Age 16-18 = Funded by the Department for Education

Fully Funded = £0.00 (for eligible students)

Reduced Fees / Co-Funded = Not applicable for this course

This qualification is available as a student loan:
Student Loans Company
ATL Advanced Learner Loans

This qualification can be completed via an Apprenticeship!

Application for ages 16-18

Learner Details:

Full Name*

Date of Birth*

Address*

Postcode*

Phone Number*

Email*

Gender*

Please identify any health/special needs that may affect you

Parent/Carer Name

Parent/Carer Phone Number

Parent/Carer Email

Current/Previous School or College:

School or College Name*

Current Year in School*

GCSE Exams completed or Working towards* (Please provide the subject and grade achieved/predicted)

Course Details:

Course Title*

Course Level*

Any other information

I understand that by submitting this request I am giving my consent for my contact details to be stored and used by Achievement Training in order to process my application and / or any follow-up information that I may subsequently request. This information will be kept for not more than 2 years.

Thanks for applying to join us in September 2018. You will be contacted shortly by a member of the team!