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An Introduction to Early Years Settings Level 1 Award

  • Overview of the course

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    This course is a ten week course that introduces you to the structure of early years settings and the workforce. You will learn about the different approaches to early years education, the management structure and learning and development. You will gain an insight to the role of the early years practitioner. You will gain the knowledge and understanding of what is required to work within the early years sector.
  • What you'll learn

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    You will learn about the staffing structure of early years settings and the requirements of the early years workforce. You will learn about the different settings and how they embed early years education. You will learn how to answer assessment criteria to meet the requirements for CACHE NCFE - The awarding body.
  • Entry requirements

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    You will need to have completed the Find Out About Early Years five week RARPA course to join this course. This will equip you with the knowledge appropriate for a level 1 award. It is also advised that you have some experience with children, however this is not mandatory.
  • How will I be assessed?

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    You will complete three units that will be assessed by your tutor. Each unit has an assessment booklet for you to complete at the end of each unit. You will be given feedback on how to further improve your learning journey.
  • Is there anything else I need to know?

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    You must have good attendance on this course to ensure you are able to meet the assessment criteria for each unit.
  • Who can I speak to about this course?

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    In the first instance please send a message to earlyyears@boltoncc.ac.uk
  • I'm interested in this course, what do I need to do next?

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    You can enrol on to this course using the 'enrol' button on this page.
  • Course Fees

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    Tuition Fee: £83.00
    Other fees: £53.00
  • Future opportunities

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    After completing this course you will progress on to the Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner. This is a UK recognised qualification that will allow you to work in Early Years settings.
  • Additional Information

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    Coronavirus Update


    In response to the COVID-19 situation we have made a number of changes to our traditional admissions and enrolment processes.
    All conditional offers and enrolments are currently being processed based on the information available to us at the time of a telephone interview and/or online enrolment.
    Once a course starts and we are able to meet with learners in person we may need to alter the class an individual attends if they do not meet the course entry requirements. We will keep learners informed of any decision to alter their class and support them through any changes necessary.
    Thank you for your understanding and co-operation in these unprecedented times.

    Assessment


    All learners will complete an individual learning plan which will be discussed with their tutor throughout the course.

    Financial


    You may not have to pay tuition fees at all, if you fall into one of the groups eligible for fee exemptions. If you feel you may be eligible or would like someone to explain course fees in more detail, pleasecontact us via our Live Chat service available on any page of our website.

    Adult Learners


    Adult learners (19+) must provide evidence of their existing qualification at enrolment. Learners may not be able to enrol if this information is not provided when requested. If you have lost any certificates please contact your school in the first instance. If they are unable to provide a copy, you can contact one of the following exam boards (your school will be able to tell you which one applies to the exams you took):

    Helpline


    Whilst Coronavirus restrictions are in place, the best way to contact us is via our Live Chat service available from any page of our website. We will endeavor to staff this service from 10am – 3.30pm, Monday to Fridays.
    Bolton College works hard to ensure that the information provided is accurate.
    All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time.

    Studying at College


    The health and safety of our learners and staff is very important to us and with the continued situation, related to the coronavirus outbreak, there will be an increased emphasis on study outside the classroom during the 2020/21 academic year. The proportion of these hours will depend on the individual qualification(s) being undertaken. You must do the work set during directed study or it will impact your progress on the course and therefore your achievement.

    Equalities Statement


    The College will treat all members of the community equally and will not favour any particular individual or group. English is our principal language but we will endeavour to provide information relating to this document in other formats and languages. If customers require this type of support they should contact the Recruitment & Relations Manager at customer.services@boltoncc.ac.uk

    Safeguarding Statement


    Bolton College are committed to ensuring that learners have a right to feel safe wherever they learn, in the classroom or online. If you have any personal safety or other worries, for example, feeling bullied; being made to feel uncomfortable or experiencing an inappropriate situation when you are attending college, please speak to the tutor, a member of the Reception Team or contact the College Safeguarding Team on 01204 482180 or via safeguarding@boltoncc.ac.uk
  • Disclaimer

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    You may be aware that Bolton College currently has some limitations on the way it works, due to COVID-19. Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, due to the changeable nature of the situation and updates to government guidance, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
  • Start Date:

    19/11/2020

  • End Date:

    11/02/2021

  • Time:

    13:00 - 15:00
    2.00 (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    10 weeks

  • Venue:

    Deane & Derby Community Learning Centre

  • Course Code:

    EY060-CLFS