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London South East Colleges (Bromley College)

Early Years Education

UCAS Code: X310

Foundation Degree - FD

Entry requirements


##1 A Level in a relevant subject or equivalent such as Level 3 Childcare qualification ##GCSEs - grades A*-C in English and maths ##Two years placement (employed or voluntary) in an early years setting for two days per week throughout the programme. Childminding and nanny roles are not suitable placements for this programme ##Enhanced DBS clearance ##An interview including a written English test ##Mature students without formal qualifications may be considered as a result of life and work experience following an entry test. ##You may need to have GCSE Maths at A*-C or level 2 equivalent for further study or employment and so we recommend you take one of this alongside the course if you cannot evidence it already ##Mature students without formal qualifications may be considered as a result of life and work experience following an entry test

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

This course is ideal for you if you work or volunteer in an early years setting and wish to progress your skills or become a teacher. It is a full-time programme offered in partnership with the University of Greenwich.

The advantage of this qualification is that it has been developed collaboratively with employers, professionals and institutions. It is vocationally relevant and designed to meet the needs of a diverse workforce. It is a full-time programme offered in partnership with the University of Greenwich.

Modules

Level 4 - Year 1
##Professional practice 1
##Children and families
##Working in multi agency teams
##Learning and development through play

Level 5 - Year 2
##Professional practice 2
##Impact project
##Safeguarding children’s welfare
##Birth to eight

Assessment methods

##Assessment methods are varied and include practical work, assignments, essays, reports, case studies, presentations and direct observation of your practice in an early years setting
##You will need to be able to write at Level 3 (A Level) standard
##Most essays and reports have a word count of around 2000 words

The Uni


Course location:

Main Site Bromley College

Department:

Education and Teacher Training

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