East Surrey College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
This degree course is awarded by the University of Chichester. The Foundation Degree in Early Years develops students understanding of theory relating to child development and reflective practice, as well as exploring topics such as Health and Wellbeing, Safeguarding and Understanding Behaviour. The growing demand for the Early Years (FdA) Foundation Degree reflects a national trend and the government’s commitment to transforming the workforce.
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!
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This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Core GCSEs grade 9-4 (A*-C) which must include English and Maths.
- Level 3 qualification for example DCE/NNEB or NVQ3/CCLD in Early Years Care and Education or equivalent.
- Applicants must be working in an Early Years/Childcare setting and normally have been employed within such a setting for at least two years, or have two years previous experience in a work placement. Applicants must be involved in at least 12 hours per week of activity-focussed time with children. You should also be able to provide evidence of completion of a normal HE access route (A levels, Childcare Level 3 NVQ, Higher Education Access course) or other evidence of capability to undertake study at Higher Education.
- Agreement from the workplace/employer to support the student through workplace learning facilitations, including provision of learning and assessment opportunities required by the course.
- Clean DBS check.
Additional entry requirements