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Level 2 Diploma in Early Years

A Levels students working in a lesson

Course overview

Develop the professional skills and knowledge needed to become an Early Years Practitioner and start a career in the early years sector.

Course information

You will gain an insight into a variety of aspects relating to the early years curriculum and caring for children from birth to seven years of age.

This course will cover topics such as:

  • Introduction to the role of the Early Years Practitioner
  • Child development
  • Legislation framework and professional practice
  • Play development and preparing for school
  • Equality and diversity
  • Safeguarding
  • Professional development

Alongside classroom-based learning, you will complete a work placement in an early years setting to gain practical experience and demonstrate your knowledge and skills.