Early Years at Nelson and Colne College Group - UCAS

Course summary

This programme is designed for those who wish to, or already, work or volunteer in an Early Years setting and want to progress their career within the sector. The purpose of the programme is to produce highly capable and well qualified early years practitioners working within the 0-5 years age range. On successful completion of the course, you will have developed an awareness of current educational issues and policies, the impact these have on your role and on the development of children and babies in your care. The programme will extend and progress your knowledge and understanding of the needs and characteristics of young children to enable you to support and develop inclusive environments.


Modules in the programme will normally include: Level 4 • Professional Studies and Work-based Contexts and Safeguarding • Child Development and Learning through Play • Using Information and Communication Technology to Support Learning • Inclusive Educational Environments • Health and Wellbeing in Early Childhood • Early Years Foundation Stage 1 Level 5 • Professional Studies and Work-based Contexts 2, with Leadership and Supervising in Early Years Provision • Understanding Behaviour in Teaching and Learning • Working with Families and Other Professional Practitioners • Introduction to Current Issues in Education • Creative Teaching and Learning and Curriculum Frameworks • Practice-based Research Project

Assessment method

Research, Projects, Presentations with supporting papers, Written Assignments, Portfolios, Evaluation of given case studies, Reports, Poster presentations and/or Electronic presentations.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Early Years at Nelson and Colne College Group - UCAS