Havering College of Further and Higher Education is an exciting place to study for your vocationally focused Higher Education programme. Large enough to have a thriving and active academic community that will support you in your studies and endeavours; and small enough for you to retain your individuality and personality as you study for the HE qualification that will help you to ‘get ahead’ in pursuit of the career of your choice.
This programme is for those who wish to develop he appropriate knowledge and understanding required for working the Early Years sector. During the course of this three year degree, you will study and develop;
• The professional and practical skills and competencies that are required to work in a variety of Early Years contexts;
• The leadership and management skills needed to promote good practice and to model appropriate values and beliefs in the workplace;
• Self-awareness, reflection and evaluation skills necessary to be able to recognise and evaluate the impact of your practice on other people in your work setting;
• An appropriate understanding of the regulatory and legislative framework for Early Years and to prepare to work within this framework;
• Professional accountability and a commitment to lifelong learning;
• Transferable skills at graduate level.
This degree has been approved as being ‘full and relevant’ by the National College for Teaching Learning and meets the Early Years Educator criteria at levels 4 and 5.
Modules will include: Child Development, Safeguarding, Atypical Development, Curriculum Policy, Children’s Rights, Leadership and Management, Academic and Research Skills.
Assessment will largely be assignment based but can include presentations, academic posters, reports and research projects. There will be an assessment in practice at levels 4 (year 1) and 5 (year 2) as part of the Early Years Educator criteria.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- National College for Teaching and Leadership
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||Ardleigh Green|
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
- Year 2
This course is not open to International applications.
|UCAS Tariff||48 points||Must be in a relevant subject area, such as Childcare, Early Years, Play Work or Health and Social Care.|
|A level||EEE||Must be in a relevant subject area, such as Health and Social Care, Psychology, Sociology and Social Policy.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP||Must be in a relevant subject area, such as Childcare, Early Years, Play Work or Health and Social Care.|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
You must provide an Enhanced DBS check from you current work placement.
Must be employed, or on a voluntary placement, in an appropriate early years setting for a minimum of 12 hours per week.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6,000||Year 1|