Ashford College - Early Years Practitioner Diploma Level 2 (19+)
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Qualification: Early Years Practitioner Diploma Level 2 (19+)
Start date: 11/09/2023
Times: Day TBC (9 - 5)
Weekly hours: 1 Full Day
Location: Elwick Road, Ashford
Duration: 9 Months

Early Years Practitioner Diploma Level 2 (19+)

Combine practical experience with theory to prepare for a career in early years. This course runs one day a week for learners 19+. The day is TBC but you can register your interest/preference of day with the form below. 

If you are interested in this course as a 16-18 student, please click here.

You will develop communication and professional skills needed to work in the early years sector.

Themes covered will include:

  • Introduction to the role of the early years practitioner
  • Legislation framework and professional practice
  • Play development and learning for school
  • Professional development

As well as classroom-based learning, there is a work placement for two days a week and a two week block in an early years setting. You will be assessed by written assignment, professional discussions and work-based assessment.

Progression routes / leaving destinations

On successful achievement of the Level 2 Diploma you could Progress to a Level 3 course provided you have also achieved Grade 4/C in both English and Maths GCSEs, an apprenticeship or into an entry level role in the industry such as nursery practitioner, classroom assistant or pre-school practitioner.

Interview requirements

You will be interviewed and a place on the course is subject to a DBS check and a positive reference. At interview, you will need to demonstrate that you are a suitable candidate to work with children.

Entry Requirements

Please see our Group entry requirements

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Elwick Road
TN23 1NN

01233 743100