Early Years Practitioner - Level 2

Course Code: SC1FE395


Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
04/11/2021Bispham Campus24 WeeksApply
01/02/2022Bispham Campus20 WeeksApply

Course Overview

The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding of babies and young children from birth to 7 years of age with applied knowledge in the early years (0-5 years).

Upon successful completion of this qualification learners can enter the workforce as a qualified Level 2 Early Years Practitioner or continue to study for a Level 3 Diploma holding Early Years Educator status. 

Entry Requirements

No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be at least 19.

You must have a placement in a relevant early years setting and be able to attend a minimum of 6 hours a week. 

Qualification Obtained

Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

You will attend College for a 4 ½ hour session, weekly (term-time only) for 18 weeks.

Within these sessions there will be tutor delivery, questions and answers, discussion, observation, group work tasks and individual tasks.

It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 3 hours’ independent study each week, outside of the class, to complete your assignments.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
Disabled Confident
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