You can play a vital part in the most important and exciting stage of a child’s life!
This qualification can give you a basis in which to start a rewarding career supporting children in their development, whether you wish to be a nursery assistant, a primary school teacher of teaching assistant this course will develop essential skills for you to build upon.
Level 1 will explore the basics of working within the Early Years industry, learning the skills needed to become an Early Years Practitioner. Level 2 will cover a variety of aspects of caring for children and supporting their needs, such as child development, safeguarding and well-being.
Here you can look forward to the opportunity to put your skills into use with work placements in the early years sector.
The workforce is projected to expand by 12% over the period to 2024, adding 24,432 jobs. In the same period, 34% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 69,386 job openings.
Nursery nurses and assistants care for children from birth up to seven years of age in day or residential nurseries, children’s homes, maternity units and similar establishments.
Students put their skills into use at the local Age UK centre during our Community Week
Students get the chance to work on Dover’s latest leisure complex, the St. James Shopping Centre
Students set up their own web tech company, Astrova Tech as part of their studies
Students experience sea survival skills needed in the marine industry at Viking Recruitment's centre in Dover
Students get expert competition support from former World Skills finalist
Students visit Brooklands Museum and Mercedes-Benz World as part of their studies
Students learn cabin crew skills at British Airways' training centre