Childcare 0-5 Advanced Level 3 Workshop

Course Code: EY3CN1419Z

Programme: Course

Wensum Lodge
169 King Street


Start Date: 29/04/2020
End Date: 20/10/2021
Day of first lesson: Wednesday
Total length of course: 2 Sessions
Start time of first lesson: 09:30

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.

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Course Description

This level 3 course is delivered a period of eighteen months by a series of workshops. The workshop contents and dates will be discussed at the information, advice and guidance session. There is normally an Ecordia (e-portfolio) session and four further workshops to cover the City and Guilds mandatory assignments.

What will you learn?

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

How will the course be taught?

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 you book...

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.

What can I do next?

Level 5 Qualification in Leadership and Management

What do I need to bring?

You are requested to bring a notebook and pen

Are there any additional costs?

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

How much does the course cost?

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
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.

Where can I get further support / advice?

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

How do I book a place?

To book online follow the links on this page

Alternatively please call us on 0344 800 8020.