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Early Childhood Education and Care (Yr 1 of 3) (Level 5 Higher National Diploma)

Pearson-BTEC
Early Years

Course Overview

This course provides a nationally recognised qualification offering career progression and professional development for those already in employment in the early years sector and opportunities to progress into Higher Education, University to a Teacher Training qualification or an (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood Studies, Psychology, Nursing, Paediatrics, Social Work, Youth Work or another related profession. The course offers flexibility and particularly suits mature students returning to study. You will study 14 modules over the 3 years part time. Students will have the option to exit after completing all L4 mandatory units with a Higher National Certificate.Enrolment on the course is subject to a satisfactory Access NI check
  • Start Date
    13 Sep 2021
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    34 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road
  • Course Code
    601/8811/X

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Yr 1 of 3)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 13/09/2021

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
  • Dates 13/09/2021 - 14/06/2024
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

48 UCAS Points- Grade C (or above) in GCSE English is desirable but not essential. Applicants must have a Level 3 Qualification, e.g. National Certificate/Diploma in Early Years or CCLD, CACHE Level 3 Diploma/ Extended Diploma, DCE, an AVCE/advanced GNVQ in an appropriate Vocational area, GCE A level/ Leaving Cert. Interviews will be held for admission to this course. 525 work placement hours are required. Attendance at an information session is essential. Students cannot be enrolled unless form signed by course coordinator.

ROI Requirements

48 UCAS Points- Grade C (or above) in GCSE English is desirable but not essential. Applicants must have a Level 3 Qualification, e.g. National Certificate/Diploma in Early Years or CCLD, CACHE Level 3 Diploma/ Extended Diploma, DCE, an AVCE/advanced GNVQ in an appropriate Vocational area, GCE A level/ Leaving Cert. Interviews will be held for admission to this course. 525 work placement hours are required. Attendance at an information session is essential. Students cannot be enrolled unless form signed by course coordinator.

Work Placement

You will complete 525 hours of professional work placement across the duration of the course in a range of early years settings

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Uniform - £20-£40

What's Next?

Further Study

This course can provide progression to childcare employment or to Degree level study eg. teacher training, social work, nursing or Psychology.

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