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Level 2 Diploma inEarly Years Practitioner

This is a qualification for anyone wanting to work with children. It gives you the skills and confidence that you need to either carry on with further study or step straight into a job.

This cutting-edge course explores the development of children from birth to 16 years of age. It covers exciting topics, like children and play, as well as the latest thinking in children's services.

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Key Facts

Programme Costs:

The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact Student Recruitment for more information.



Course Code:

  • 24/25KFG5071

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time

Course Duration:

1 Year


  • September 2024


  • Equality, diversity and inclusive practice
  • Support care routines for babies and young children
  • Promote play in an Early Years Setting
  • Health and safety of babies and young children
  • Partnership working
  • Promoting positive behaviour

The course is internally assessed through placement competence, written assignments, and a multiple-choice exam paper.


This course includes:

  • placements in primary schools and day nurseries
  • guest speakers, who are practising childcare professionals
  • a range of teaching methods, adapted to your preferred learning style
  • opportunities to upgrade your literacy and numeracy skills


GCSE English and Maths: one at grade C/4 or above, the other at grade E/2 or above, plus 2 other GCSE's at grade 2 or above
A satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for courses involving work placement and will be required before going into employment


Upon completion of this course, you could enter employment, as an assistant in a range of early years settings, or continue your studies with a T Level foundation year or T Level in Education.

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