NVQ Diploma Level 3 in Early Years Education and Childcare (EYE)

Learners will be able to build on their experience working with children and gain new early years education skills with this qualification. The Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Childcare (Early Years Educator), prepares candidates to become Early Years Educators within the UK early years workforce. This qualification will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to work with children from birth to 5 years. In addition candidates will gain an understanding of the expected development of children aged 5 to 7 years. This qualification confirms competence and provides a ‘license to practice’ in a number of childcare related roles.

NVQ Diploma Level 3 in Early Years Education and Childcare (EYE)

Level 3 training (NVQ) gives you the knowledge, understanding and skills that are needed to prepare for employment in the Early Years Childcare sector.

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About the Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Childcare (EYE)

Learners will build on their experience working with children and gain new early years education skills with this qualification. The Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Childcare (Early Years Educator), prepares candidates to become Early Years Educators within the UK early years workforce. This qualification will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to work with children from birth to 5 years. In addition, candidates will understand the expected development of children aged 5 to 7 years.

This qualification confirms competence and provides a ‘license to practice’ in many childcare related roles.

About the Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Childcare (EYE)

Learners will build on their experience working with children and gain new early years education skills with this qualification. The Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Childcare (Early Years Educator), prepares candidates to become Early Years Educators within the UK early years workforce. This qualification will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to work with children from birth to 5 years. In addition, candidates will understand the expected development of children aged 5 to 7 years.

This qualification confirms competence and provides a ‘license to practice’ in many childcare related roles.

Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Childcare (EYE) – Core Information

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How long will this diploma take to complete?

The awarding body for this qualification stipulates that the diploma should be completed within 36 months, though most students will successfully finish the programme in approximately 12 months. We encourage students to learn at their own pace.

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How is this training delivered?

Over the months, enrolled learners will put together an online portfolio of coursework for their appointed assessor, who helps to guide learners throughout their diploma.

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What will I learn?

During this course, you will learn the following aspects of childcare: supporting children’s development, understanding early education curriculum, understanding safeguarding, providing learning experiences, environments, opportunities and more. click here for a full outline.

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Who needs this qualification?

This qualification is important to those who wish to work with children from birth to 5 years old. This could be to those who provide childcare for early years and social and health care workers that take care of children of those ages.

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What are the entry requirements?

TutorCare is an equal opportunities provider and a potential participant only needs to be employed in a vocational setting relevant to the occupational standards for Health and Social Care for them to be able to complete this Level 3 qualification successfully. Age Ranges – learners must be aged 16 or over.

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Where can I progress after this course?

This Level 3 diploma is the working equivalent of an A-Level qualification. Upon completing this programme, graduates have the option of moving on to a Level 5 leadership diploma, or can undertake a range of other specialist courses that are also available with us at TutorCare.

This Diploma is Fully Accredited by FutureQuals

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Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Childcare (EYE) – Core Information

 

This Diploma is Fully Accredited by FutureQuals

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Delivery and Certification

Our assessment process is designed so that delegates are prepared for the challenges their occupation will involve. Delegates are appointed a vocationally trained Assessor who helps assemble the e-portfolio and guides them for the duration of the diploma. Email and telephone support is also provided throughout the NVQ Level 3 programme and the resources available will be provided as needed. At the end of this program delegates will receive an OFQUAL accredited qualification.

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Outline of Course

To achieve this qualification the learners must gain a total of 65 credits:

  • Achieve all 20 units.
  • Gain experience in a real work environment.
  • Achieve competence whilst working with young children from birth to 5 years.
  • Take part in personal professional development activities.

Mandatory Units

  • Unit 1: Understand supporting children’s development
  • Unit 2: Significance of attachment and how to promote it when working with young children.
  • Unit 3: Understand theoretical perspectives of young children’s development.
  • Unit 4: Support children to develop holistically.
  • Unit 5: Support the development of early literacy and mathematics.
  • Unit 6: Support young children through transitions and significant events
  • Unit 7: Understand current early education curriculum requirements and the importance of promoting inclusive practice
  • Unit 8: Planning, leading and reflection on the delivery of the current early education curriculum
  • Unit 9: Provide learning experiences, environments and learning opportunities for young children
  • Unit 10: Understand modelling and promoting positive behaviour when working with young children
  • Unit 11: Understand supporting children with additional needs
  • Unit 12: Assessment techniques within the requirements of the early education curriculum
  • Unit 13: Understand the importance of continuing professional development for the Early Years Educator
  • Unit 14: Promote legal requirements of health and safety and welfare of young children
  • Unit 15: Understand the legal requirements on safeguarding young children in early years settings
  • Unit 16: Working cooperatively with key person, colleagues, parents/carers and other professionals within early years settings
  • Unit 17: Plan and implement care routines that promote health, wellbeing and healthy lifestyles
  • Unit 18: Maintain accurate records, paperwork and respond to accidents and emergency situations
  • Unit 19: Understand food and nutrition when working with young children
  • Unit 20: Provide play opportunities for young children in early years settings

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