The aim of this unit is to provide an in-depth understanding ofneuroscience in early years. Including the following;1. Understand the neuroscience of early brain development2. Understand neurons and their main functions3. Understand synaptogenesis4. Understand how the social brain develops This qualification aims to: • focus on the study of neuroscience in early years• offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge• provide further knowledge for those working in the early years sector.The objectives of this qualification are to: • support further progression within the early years sector• develop new practical skills for working with children from birth to seven years• support the Practitioner role in the workplace.