Early Years Level 3

 

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Level 3

ABC Awards

100 Hours

No Entry Requirements

 Enrolment Fee £442.00

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A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

 
Course Description

The Distance Learning Early Years course demonstrates how children can feel safe in a supportive environment and where they can develop and thrive.

This course aims to provide you with knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), a statutory framework which has been in place since September 2012, affecting all child care settings in the UK. This is essential if you work within a childcare field, such as childminding, nurseries, out-of-school clubs, creches and schools with nursery facilities with children up to the age of 5.

Using the EYFS as its focus, this course will provide you with the knowledge and understanding that is necessary to provide high-quality child care in accordance with the latest government regulations.

 The course learning outcomes are as follows:

  • Gain extensive knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage;
  • Deepen your understanding of children's development;
  • Demonstrate your commitment to child care sector to potential employers;
  • Understand the latest guidance on children's development, health, safety and welfare.
Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Support

You will receive the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch together with dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months.  All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

You must successfully complete a series of Tutor marked assignments. Once all assignments have been completed satisfactorily, you will then be awarded your certificate.  The good news is, there is no final exam.

Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan.  The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.

Payment Method            Version Initial Payment Monthly Instalment Total Payable
Pay in Full Paper £369.00 Nil £369.00
Instalment Option 1 Paper £216.00 £56.50 X 4 months £442.00
Instalment Option 2 Paper £110.50 £110.50 X 3 months £442.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Delivery costs are as follows:
UKFree Delivery
Europe£40.00
Rest of the World£65.00
Payment of delivery charges will be required before dispatch of your course.

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Unit 1: A Unique Child

  • A child's development
  • Factors affecting development
  • Meeting the individual child's needs
  • Differentiation
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Promoting children's physical and emotional wellbeing
  • The Children Act 1989

Unit 2: Developing Positive Relationships

  • Respectful relationships
  • Communication needs
  • Relationships within early years settings
  • Children's friendships
  • The Key Worker
  • Effective communication with children
  • Partnerships with parents
  • Effective communication with parents
  • Multi-agency working
  • Confidentiality

Unit 3: Providing an Enabling Environment

  • Organising the environment
  • Laws and legislation
  • Security
  • Heating, Lighting and Ventilation
  • Safety Equipment
  • Risk Assessment
  • The indoor environment
  • The outdoor environment
  • The wider environment
  • The Common Assessment Framework

Unit 4: Supporting Children's Learning and Development

  • Areas of development
  • The characteristics of effective learning
  • Playing and exploring
  • Active learning
  • The prime areas of learning
  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Physical Development
  • The specific areas of learning
  • Understanding the world
  • Expressive arts and design
  • Planning to meet children's development needs

Unit 5: Effective Planning, Observation and Assessment

  • Observation
  • Methods of observation
  • Factors to consider when observing children
  • Statutory assessment
  • The Early Years Foundation Stage Profile
  • Long-term planning
  • Medium-term planning
  • Short-term planning

 Unit 6: Safeguarding the Welfare of the Child

  • Child protection
  • Spotting signs of abuse
  • Responding to concerns
  • RIDDOR 1995
  • Providing a nutritionally balanced diet
  • Food safety and hygiene
  • Behaviour management
  • The layout of the environment
Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a level 3 ABC Awards certificate of achievement.  That means that these courses are independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (where level 2 and 3 courses are similar in difficulty to GCSEs and A Levels, respectively).

The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home.  The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual's QCF level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.  This course has been accredited under ABC Awards Quality Licence Scheme by Open Study College which has been approved as an ABC Awards Quality Licence Scheme centre to give formal recognition to courses.

ABC Awards is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. These are Ofqual (the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator in England); the Welsh Government and CCEA (the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment) in Northern Ireland.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

 

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