Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)

This Ofsted-recognised qualification is ideal for learners seeking the skills and knowledge needed for a career involving the care and education of young children, including childminding, nursery nurses, early years workers. Upon graduation, you’ll attain fully-qualified status in the sector, as well as a license and the right to practice as an Early Years Educator.

Childcare is a competitive industry, and employers increasingly look for job applicants holding nationally recognised qualifications. There is strong demand for caring, skilled individuals to work with young children in a variety of settings, from playgroups and nurseries to schools.

Completing our Level 3 Diploma will show you have been trained to the highest standards and are equipped with the best early years training available.

The Early Years Educator qualification aims to:

  • Provide an opportunity for learners to demonstrate their knowledge and skills of caring for children from birth to 5
  • Provide learners with an extended knowledge of caring for children aged 5-7.

The objectives of this qualification are to:

  • Guide and assess the development of skills and knowledge for the early years workforce
  • Confirm competence for those working towards Early Years Educator status.

This is the qualification required to become:

  • Nursery Nurse
  • Children’s Centre worker
  • Early Years Educator / Teacher
  • Private Nanny
  • Childminder
  • …and many more

To successfully complete this course, you’ll have needed to achieve work placement time working with children aged 0-2, children aged 2-3, and children aged 3-5. This is because you need to demonstrate that you have and can work with children of all ages.

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