Directions to venue
From the City Centre, near the Castle, turn along Rouen Road and turn left into King Street.
From the Norwich City Football Club ground, heading away from the ground/retail parks, take the first turning on your right immediately after the river bridge, then turn right again into King Street.
The City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce teaches learners a vast array of vital knowledge necessary when working with children. This qualification meets the needs of learners who work or want to work with children in a wide range of settings, for example in the roles of: Early Years Educator, Child-minder and Nursery Nurse. Learners will learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the Early Years sector.
On this course you will learn the following:
* Developing effective study skills
* Promote partnership working with children
* Model, promote and support positive behaviour in children
* Principles of safeguarding principles and procedures working with children
* Promoting diversity, equality and diversity in early years settings
* Working with colleagues and professionals in early years settings
* Planning and implementing activities in early years settings
* Promoting children's health and safety in early years settings
* Promote children's speech, language and communication development
* Support organisational requirements for recording and storing information
* Support children's creative and imaginative play and experiences
* Support children experiencing transitions and significant life events
* Continuous professional development including reflective practice
* Theories which underpin practice in the early years sector
* Child development from conception to 7 years old
* Observation and assessment in the early years sector
The course is taught over the period of eighteen months, most of the learning will take place online in the comfort of your own home, with the support of a tutor and assessor and will include 5 classroom based workshops.
We will support and guide you over the over the course and you will develop a portfolio of work including:
Assignments and reflective accounts covering theory and knowledge and your practice
Observations of your work in your setting as a Pre-school/Nursery Assistant.
A variety of teaching methods will be used throughout the course such as lectures, demonstrations, discussions and activities.
Before attending this course, you will need to attend an information and assessment session.
You will need to have a year's experience working at least 10 hours per week and in a Keyworker role and completed a level 2 childcare course.
Learners should have a Functional Skill L2 in English and maths or equivalent we can discuss this with you at your information session
A full and current Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required. Please consult your setting for further guidance on this.
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You are requested to bring a notebook and pen
It is suggested you purchase a level 3 textbook. Your tutor will be able to give more information about this at the information session
You may be eligible for help with the cost of purchasing textbooks depending on your personal circumstances, please ask at the information session or call learner services on 0344 800 8020
You can take a learner loan to cover the costs of this course, you can also add some additional costs to the loan such as Childcare. For more information on advanced learner loans please click https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan
Alternatively contact us on 0344 8008020
You can also pay the costs of this course using a credit or debit card, and your employer may be able to pay upon invoice.
Our learner support team can offer further information about:
* help with fees and / or childcare, books, travel costs etc.
* further advice or guidance about courses or career opportunities
* specific learning, access or disability needs that might affect your learning
please call 0344 800 8020
To book online follow the links on this page
Alternatively please call us on 0344 800 8020.