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Children's Play, Learning & Development (Triple BTEC - Level 3)

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
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What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Children's Play, Learning & Development
Code EY2BD3T
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3


A range of units will be studied, such as Communication, Play and Learning, Reflective Practice and Keeping Children Safe. Each week you will spend three days in college studying the underpinning theory and preparing for assessments, and two days placement in an early years setting, where you‘ll apply the theory to practice.


• Communication and language, such as verbal, non-verbal and special techniques; British Sign Language and Makaton

• Different approaches to play and learning, such as sensory, creative and imaginative

• A range of theories and teaching methods related to child development, such as attachment

• Reflective Practice – underpinning knowledge to practical situations

• Safeguarding and welfare of children 
By the end of the course you will have an Early Years Educator status that is recognised by employers and universities which provides you with a licence to practice.

How will it be delivered?

70% coursework 30% examination

Entry requirements

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Your next steps...

Studying on this course can prepare you for going onto University, employment or further training; with example roles such as Working with Additional Needs, Early Years Educator in Day Nurseries, Teacher in a Montessori School or Teaching Assistant in Primary. University Courses include Early Childhood Studies, Primary Education, Counselling and Psychology as well as Higher Apprenticeships such as Teaching Assistant, progressing onto Teaching in Schools.



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