This course aims to develop you as a confident, knowledgeable and effective practitioner to work with children, young people and their families in the children’s and young people’s service sector. You will be encouraged to reflect on your practice and enhance your knowledge through the theory covered on the course. Your work setting is used for work-based projects, activities and research so everything you study will be relevant to your everyday work. Successful completion of the FdA Children and Young People can lead on to careers specific to the pathway chosen. Many choose to continue their studies on a third year ‘top-up’ qualification to a full honours degree, such as the BA (Hons) Education Studies. Others have successfully completed teacher training and now work in schools.
First year modules on this course include: Study Skills, Work-based Reflective Practice, Ethical Practice, Attitudes and Values and options of Supporting Teaching and Learning, Early Years provision and practice or Introduction to SEND.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||A relevant Level 3 qualification. English and Maths (Grade c or above at GCSE or Level 2 equivalent). Mature students with relevant experience will be considered.|
Fees and funding
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.