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Full Time Foundation Degree in Early Years Level 4

South Worcestershire College

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Foundation Degree in Early Years Level Level 4 Duration 2 Years Description Foundation Degree in Early Years A Foundation Degree offers a varied mix of work-related skills and underpinning knowledge and gives you a good preparation for further study or employment. Foundation Degrees are offered as a 2 year programme at the Evesham campus. This course is ideally suited for those working in Early Years settings, for example as Teaching Assistants, Nursery Nurses, PlaygroupPreschool workers, Play workers etc. The course will enable you to further develop skills, knowledge and understanding of the principles of practice, professional collaboration and management, planning and managing an Early Years curriculum and current theories and practice in Early Years education. There are also workbased extension modules, which will enable you to pursue your own particular field of interest. There is a high level of work-based learning in this Foundation Degree amounting to approximately 50 through workbased modules and fieldwork in taught modules, which along with directed tasks enable peer group sharing of insights from professional practice. Presentation, discussion and feedback in group work and tutorials builds confidence for students to further develop skills of independent and autonomous learning, as well as encouraging responsibility for their future learning. What qualifications do I need? Passes A-C in four GCSE subjects or: * UCAS Tariff: 100 points from a 6 unit award (or equivalent). * UCAS Tariff: 100 points from a minimum of 12 units, including at least one six unit award (e.g. A Level or vocational A Level) * NVQ Level 3 * GNVQ * Access to HE certificate * Plus supporting passes at GCSE at Grade A-C or equivalent (to include English Language) * Plus currentrecent experience of working with young children (0-8yrs) and employment in a registered Early Years setting Where now? The above qualifications will give you a greater understanding of the work in early years or learning support. With the 240 credits acquired on successful completion of the above course, you may progress on to a related honours degree programme.

Foundation Degree in Early Years Level Level 4 Duration 2 Years Description Foundation Degree in Early Years A Foundation Degree offers a varied mix of work-related skills and underpinning knowledge and gives you a good preparation for further study or employment. Foundation Degrees are offered as a 2 year programme at the Evesham campus. This course is ideally suited for those working in Early...

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