The aim of this qualification is to prepare learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years. Upon achievement of this qualification it is intended that learners will be able to enter the workforce as Early Years Educators.
Learners who successfully complete each of the following units will be awarded a Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator):
Unit 1: Support healthy lifestyles for children through the provision of food and nutrition
Unit 2: Support healthy lifestyles for children through exercise
Unit 3: Support physical care routines for children
Unit 4: Promote children’s emotional well-being
Unit 5: Understand how to support children who are unwell
Unit 6: Understand legislation relating to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children
Unit 7: Use legislation relating to the health and safety of children
Unit 8: Follow legislation relating to equality, diversity and inclusive practice
Unit 9: Working in partnership
Unit 10: Understand the value of play in Early Years
Unit 11: Plan, lead and review play opportunities which support children’s learning and development
Unit 12: Promote enabling play environments
Unit 13: Developing children’s emergent literacy skills
Unit 14: Developing children’s emergent mathematical skills
Unit 15: Support children’s transition to school
Unit 16: Develop children’s cognitive skills
Unit 17: Promote children’s speech, language and communication
Unit 18: Promoting children’s physical development
Unit 19: Promoting children’s personal, social and emotional development
Unit 20: Support children with additional needs
Unit 21: Use observation, assessment and planning to promote the development of children
Unit 22: Use longitudinal studies to observe, assess and plan for children’s needs
Unit 23: Engage in professional development
There is a work placement requirement for participants on this programme.
It is recommended that learners complete a placement, which should be broken down as follows:
Children aged between 0 and 1 year 11 months: 25 hours
Children aged between 2 years and 2 years 11 months: 133 hours
Children aged between 3 and 5 years: 192 hours
To gain this qualification the learner will need to achieve the following:
- Pass in all units. All units in this qualification are mandatory. Units will be internally assessed
- Longitudinal Study – This will be a mandatory task and it will be internally assessed
- Competence in a real work environment
Full achievement of the qualification will not be possible until all components are complete. Unit certification will be available.
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