Hopwood Hall College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
This course prepares students for a range of careers in childcare at supervisory management level and can provide an appropriate pathway for gaining Early Years Teaching Status (EYTS). The course duration is two years full-time. NB. Students not currently in employment but with relevant work experience, will undertake 2 days per week work placement during the course.
The course is made up of both compulsory units, which all learners undertake, and specialist units that enable you to study particular areas in depth. Compulsory units: Level 4 modules - Learning in the Digital Age; Study Skills; Facilitating Children’s Learning; Inclusive Practice; Developing Child and Social Policy. Level 5 modules - Safeguarding Children; Reflective Practice; Managing Sessions; and Research Perspectives. Specialist unit - Independent Study
A range of methods are used including assignments, presentations, case studies and practical exercises in the workplace. A work related, problem-solving, research based approach is also used.
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How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Unfortunately we do not accept applications from Tier IV international students
|UCAS Tariff||80 points|
|A level||CDD||Minimum of two A level required|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP|
GCSE English and maths at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) are also required Mature entrants can apply with no formal qualifications but must demonstrate appropriate experience, motivation and personal qualities with a minimum of three years relevant work experience and completion of a formal literacy diagnostic and comprehension assessment to assess academic capability.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Institutions Own Test (IOT)
You will compete a formal literacy diagnostic and comprehension assessment.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6000*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.