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Full Time Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies

South West College

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EXC50003 Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies Duration: 2 Years Campus: Omagh Awarding Body: Pending Approval Background: The Foundation degree aims to provide the field of early years with qualified professionals who will be competent in their undertaking of the complex roles inherent in the variety of contexts, which constitute employment opportunities for the resulting graduates. The Foundation degree aims to: ? respond to the local and national requirement for a course which will meet the need for high quality training to a graduate qualification for a range of professionals in the field of 'Educare', ? break down barriers between professionals thus reducing the risk that the needs of children and their families will not be fully met, ? meet the needs of the client group by providing a wide range of knowledge, skill, experience and expertise drawn from relevant professional perspectives which they require. Course Content: 12 module structure, module outlines to be confirmed. Progression: Additional Information: All applicants will be interviewed before a place on the course is granted. * All students undertaking courses in this category are required to complete and clear Access NI checks (Protection of Children and vulnerable Adults) in order to proceed with these qualifications. There is a charge administered by the organisation responsible for checking in the region of ?35 per check. Entry Requirements Applicants must be aged 18 years or over and must have achieved a minimum of 4 passes GCSE Grade C or above, or an equivalent qualification (e.g. GNVQ Intermediate, BTEC First Diploma), which must include English Language or alternative qualification e.g. Key Skills Communication Level 2, and one of the following: ? BTEC National Certificate or Diploma in Early Years or ? Cache Diploma in Nursery Nursing Early Years or Appropriate NVQ Level 3 Qualification or ? Another Qualification deemed suitable by the College ? Applicants who do not have GCSE Mathematics grade C or above, or equivalent (e.g. Key Skills Application of Number Level 2) must undertake to achieve this qualification by the end of the first year of study of the Foundation Degree in ECS.

EXC50003 Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies Duration: 2 Years Campus: Omagh Awarding Body: Pending Approval Background: The Foundation degree aims to provide the field of early years with qualified professionals who will be competent in their undertaking of the complex roles inherent in the variety of contexts, which constitute employment opportunities for the resulting graduates. The...

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