Early Years

Overview

Health and social care level 1 is designed to help learners understand the skills and knowledge needed to work in the sector and to develop practical skills in preparation for employment or progression in education.

Aims of the course

To develop practical skills in preparation for employment or progression in education.

Unit Breakdown

Some of the units are:

Managing your health at work

Health and social care needs.

Communication with adults and children

Learning experience for children and young people.

Assessment Method

Internal assessment using a range of methods

Progression Opportunities

Level 2 health and social care programme of study or level 2 child care or early years programme of study.

Career Options

Other courses to enable you to continue to develop your English and maths and prepare for employment.

What can I earn as an Early Years worker?

When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you study for a vocational Early Years qualification you'll be starting on a varied career path with plenty of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example:

Child or Early Years officers start on around £17,000 a year and can earn £24,000 with 3-5 years' experience

Nursery nurses start on around £13,000 a year and can earn £16,000 with 3-5 years' experience

Primary or nursery teachers start on around £27,000 a year and can earn £45,000 with a few years' experience

If you're interested in a career in the Early Years sector, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Our tiered qualifications include work experience in a relevant setting, and give you the confidence and skills to take your first steps in hugely rewarding sector.

To find out more go to https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/courses/early-years or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Entry Requirements

Initial assessment, Grade 3 in Eng /Maths

Facilities

Virtual Childcare setting and Classrooms, blended learning centre.

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.


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Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 06/07/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £994 p/ year
24+ £994 p/ year
International £9,000 p/ year

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

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