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This is a work-based course that is completed over 12 months and you are expected to complete both knowledge and competency elements. You will be supported by an experienced assessor and you will gather work-based evidence using an e-portfolio. You will need a supportive employer who will allow an assessor into the workplace to conduct observations and discussions.
The Level 2 Diploma supports learners to gain introductory knowledge
and skills to work with children from birth to 7 years.
There are 11 mandatory units, which include communication, health and safety and safeguarding. Plus 2 optional units to choose from.
You should be employed or working as a volunteer in a
suitable early years placement for a minimum of 3-6 months with a DBS clearance
check. A good standard of English and Maths will be required which will be
tested using an initial assessment method on enrolment.
This Diploma is delivered in the
workplace using a variety of assessment methods collected throughout the course
and include: workplace observations, witness testimonies, professional
discussion, oral and written questions and work product evidence.
You can progress to a level 3 Diploma for
the Early Years Educator qualification
To find out more information or to enrol please email email@example.com quoting the course reference.
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