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Foundation Degree in Early Years - Childcare and Education (Sector endorsed)

Brockenhurst College

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BPS510 : Foundation Degree in Early Years - Childcare and Education (Sector endorsed) 13th Sep 2010 to 13th Jul 2012 Location: Brockenhurst College - Main Site Duration: 2 Years Days: Wednesday Times: 13:00-20:00 Fees: ?2670.00 Course description: You should be employed in an Early Years setting and have at least 2 years experience working directly with children aged 0-8. This could include working as a teaching assistant, learning support assistant, early years practitioner or play worker. You should have a level 3 qualification e.g. NVQ L3 in Early YearsCCLD or Teaching Assistants CACHEEDEXCEL National Certificate or Diploma in Childcare and Education 40 UCAS tariff points from, e.g., 1 GCE A2 pass or a six unit AVCE interviewwritten assessment or AP(E)L. Applicants should also have a Level 2 National Test in Literacy and Numeracy or be prepared to complete these qualifications during the course. Competence in IT skills is desirable. Course content: Year 1 - Modules in Development Matters, Working with Children (Key Players), Value of Play, Professional Development Portfolio 1 Year 2 - 2 Core Modules: Professional Development Portfolio 2 and Project. Specialist modules: Early Years Foundation Stage - The Expressive Child The Enquiring Child Well Being and Enabling Environments. Teaching methods: A variety of methods will be used including Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Workshops, e Learning and Workplace Learning. Course assessment: Assessment will be carried out using a range of methods including case studies, portfolio, reflective reports, presentations, essays and a research proposal. Suitability: Please let our staff know if you need any additional support or reasonable adjustments - we will do all we can to help. We can also tailor learning materials to suit particular needs. Progression opportunities: You can potentially apply for entry to: BA (Hons) programmes in Education Top up (Hons) degree pathways in early years childhood studies EYPS - selected pathways Additional information: You will need to bring a black lever arch file, an A4 ring binder file, dividers, paper and pens to the course. You will be required to pay ?60 College Deposit. Car Parking Permit ?15. Information, Advice and Guidance: Experienced and competent staff can help you decide on your course and progression options. Practical help and advice is also provided to assist students with any kind of disability or individual need, including people for whom English is not their first language. Qualifications gained from this course: Foundation Degree in Early Years University of Surrey

BPS510 : Foundation Degree in Early Years - Childcare and Education (Sector endorsed) 13th Sep 2010 to 13th Jul 2012 Location: Brockenhurst College - Main Site Duration: 2 Years Days: Wednesday Times: 13:00-20:00 Fees: ?2670.00 Course description: You should be employed in an Early Years setting and have at least 2 years experience working directly with children aged 0-8. This could include...

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