The Early Years Educator (EYFS) course is for those working in childcare e.g. nurseries, pre-schools, creches, (working on own and/or supervising others)
Minimum practice hours : 400 hours
Paediatric First Aid - 12 hours /
First Aid at Work - 18 hours /3 days
Emergency First Aid at Work / Emergency Paediatric First Aid -
6 hours / 1 day
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This qualification is suitable for learners who work, or wish to work, with children from birth to 5 years old in a variety of settings.
The qualification prepares learners for employment as Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.
It develops the knowledge and skills required to work with children from birth to 5 years together with an understanding of the expected development of children aged 5 to 7 years.
The qualification also provides opportunities for the confirmation of competence for learners working towards Early Years Educator status.
The qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above. There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.
It is not a requirement for learners to have GCSE grades A*–C in English and maths prior to commencing this qualification however learners should be aware that this is required to attain Early Years Educator status It is not essential for learners to be in employment to undertake this qualification but they must have access to a suitable workplace to be able to meet the work experience requirements.
Structure Learners must achieve 62 credits from the 17 mandatory units.
Unit 1 - Understand child development
Unit 2 - Support the holistic development of children
Unit 3 - Safeguarding and child protection in early years
Unit 4 - Promote the health, safety and welfare of young children
Unit 5 - Support the health, wellbeing and physical care needs of children in early years settings
Unit 6 - Equality, diversity and inclusion in early years settings
Unit 7 - Support positive behaviour in children
Unit 8 - Support children with additional support needs
Unit 9 - Support attachment when working with children in early years settings
Unit 10 - Support children through transitions
Unit 11 - Plan, lead and evaluate purposeful play activities to support children’s learning and development
Unit 12 - Support the development of reading, literacy and mathematical skills in early years settings
Unit 13 Extending children’s learning and thinking in early years settings
Unit 14 - Assessment and observation in early years settings
Unit 15 - Recording, storing, reporting and sharing information in early years settings
Unit 16 - Working in partnership with colleagues, professionals and key individuals in early years settings
Unit 17 - Continuing professional development in early years education
550 plus 5 x £120 monthly
3. Unit 5 – Understanding assessment in education and training
The TQUK Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (QCF) prepares trainee teachers to teach in a wide range of contexts.
The qualification is suitable for:
· Individuals who are not currently teaching and training but who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements of the qualification
· Individuals who are currently teaching and training (including those who have just begun teaching and training) who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements of the qualification
· Individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a teaching qualification
The TQUK Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (QCF) replaces the Level 4 Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS).
The course is made up of five mandatory core Units (21 Credits).
· Unit One - Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
· Unit Two - Planning to meet the needs of learners in education and training
· Unit Three - Delivering education and training
· Unit Four - Assessing learners in education and training
· Unit Five - Using resources for education and training
Learners must achieve a minimum of 36 credits from two Unit groups to be awarded the TQUK Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (QCF). Learners must achieve a minimum of 21 credits at Level 4 or above. There is a requirement for a minimum of 30 hours of practice, three of which is observed (including planning, delivery and assessment).
The course is also made up of optional units (15 Credits). The most popular being:
· Preparing for the coaching role (3)
· Preparing for the mentoring role (3)
· Preparing for the personal tutoring role (3)
· Assess occupational competence in the work environment (6)
· Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding (6)
· Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment (6)
· Internally assure the quality of assessment (6)
- 6-9 months study
- Would benefit those desiring to do the assessor units
- Would benefit those wanting to do quality assurance units
- Suitable if you have access to workplace teaching or training