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Part Time Foundation Degree in Early Years Care and Education

Northbrook College Sussex

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Foundation Degree in Early Years Care and Education Course Length: 2 Years Site: Broadwater Campus Attendance: Part Time Course Code: DHFEY1 Day : Time : Start Saturday TBC TBC ABC 970.00 873.00 NA (Fee per year) A-Full fee, B-Discounted fee for full payment at time of enrolment, C-Concessionary fee for people in receipt of specified benefits Day : Time : Start Saturday TBC TBC ABC (Fee per year) A-Full fee, B-Discounted fee for full payment at time of enrolment, C-Concessionary fee for people in receipt of specified benefits The Course This Foundation Degree is an employment related Higher Education qualification. It is designed to provide students with specialist knowledge and skills to further their career opportunities and academic abilities in their role as practitioners in early years and school based settings. The award has been designed in partnership with the University of Brighton, employers, colleges and other training partners to ensure its relevance. It is a two year part time programme which makes use of a range of flexible learning opportunities, including learning in the workplace, to enable students to carry on working while studying. Given the important role of workplace learning in the Foundation Degree, students will need the active support of their workplace. Employers will, therefore, be required to enter into a partnership agreement with the College to support students through the programme. Those applicants who have been successful at interview and gained the support of their workplace will be offered a place. A key aspect of the course will be the use of the Colleges virtual learning environment and it is, therefore, a requirement that students have internet access, normally at home. . Course Content To provide the appropriate knowledge and understanding required for the care and education of children across a range of Early Years Care and Education settings. To deliver the professional and practical skills and competencies which are required to work as a Senior Practitioner. To ensure that students can demonstrate within their practice that they have adopted appropriate value and belief systems for Early Years settings. These values must include those relating to anti-discriminatory practice, equality of opportunity and ensuring inclusive practice. To develop students self-awareness and reflection, including the ability to evaluate their practice within the environment in which they work. ProgressionCareer Path Career enhancement or continuing study at Honours Degree level. Applicants should note that progression to Initial Teacher Training would require them to meet the additional requirement for ITT courses. Entry Requirements Applicants need to have been working in Early Years childcare settings for a minimum of two years and involved in at least 12 hours a week of activity focused time with groups of children. Applicants will normally be expected to have one of the following: An appropriate vocational A Level, NVQ, SVQ Level 3 or other vocationally related NQF Level 3 qualification, advanced apprenticeship in Early Years or other appropriate subject What Past Students Say The tutors and staff are really helpful and friendly and the course is designed to help you as much as possible. Ive learnt to understand the development and learning needs of children. Id definitely recommend Northbrook - Carl Bennett - Student Applications Applications are to be made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) quoting institution code: N41 and Institution code name: NBRK Further Details If you would like further information about this course or any other courses offered by Northbrook College.

Foundation Degree in Early Years Care and Education Course Length: 2 Years Site: Broadwater Campus Attendance: Part Time Course Code: DHFEY1 Day : Time : Start Saturday TBC TBC ABC 970.00 873.00 NA (Fee per year) A-Full fee, B-Discounted fee for full payment at time of enrolment, C-Concessionary fee for people in receipt of specified benefits Day : Time : Start Saturday TBC TBC ABC (Fee per year)...

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