City of Bristol College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This exciting, work-based programme, proven to raise the quality of practice in Early Years settings will empower you to transform your practice through reflection and research. The course is aimed at those who are currently working as early years practitioners and wish to gain a Lever 5 qualification which may lead to Early Years Teacher Status, a career in management within the sector or teaching
The course consists of seven modules, and will cover topics such as Childhood, Children's rights, Society and Culture, Social Policy, Safeguarding Children, Children's Holistic Health, Inclusion and Diversity, How Children Learn, Observation and Assessment, Creativity, Multi-agency Working, Partnership with Parents/Carers, Reflective Practice, and Research in Early Childhood You will be assigned a tutor who will observe your practice and support your professional development.
Assessment is through coursework and experience.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Ashley Down Centre|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Level 3 Qualification in Early Years, such as A Levels, or have a vocational qualification at Level 3.|
At least two years experience working with children from birth to eight years. Current employment working with children in he Early Years for at least two days a week. Written support from your workplace offering a mentor and /or day release is essential.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Because the college does not have large class sizes you get much more support and attention while you are learning, as well as tutorial support throughout your studies. Our tuition fees are lower than many universities and that's not all. Just like Universities you can apply to Student Support England for funding to support your studies.