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TQUK Early Years LV2 Diploma – Early Years Practitioner (RQF)

Online Early Years Level 2 Diploma Course. This fully accredited (Early Years Practitioner course) is aimed at learners looking to, or currently working with children from birth to 5 years, and gain knowledge of children 5-7 years old in a variety of settings. The early years diploma course prepares learners for employment as Early Years Practitioners. This course is also ideal for learners new to the sector or those have already completed the Level 2 certificate for the Children & Young People's Workforce.   


Qualification:  Level 2 Diploma (Early Years Practitioner)
Support: 1-years support included 
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year 
RQF Accredited: Fully
Placement: A minimum of 1 days per week is required
Ofsted Accepted: Yes

We are currently Pre-Registering students to commmence this brand new course in Mid-October. You can save 30% off the official fee of £899.00 by enrolling prior to the 1st October. 

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Course Details

Course Syllabus

Learners will complete 9 units of study in total as listed below.

9 tutor marked assignment to complete

Understand the role of the early years practitioner

Understand the role of the early years practitioner
Understand the role of policies and procedures in a childcare environment
Understand the role of continuos professional development (CPD)
Be able to manage own continuos professional development (CPD)

Health and safety in a childcare setting

Understand legislation and guidance relating to health and safety in a childcare setting
Understand the role of risk assessment in a childcare setting
Understand own role and responsibilities in health and safety related events
Be able to prevent and control the spread of infection
Understand how to handle medications safely
Be able to use safety equipment
Recognise when a child is unwell or injured
Be able to support children to take responsibility for their own health, safety and security

Safeguarding in a childcare setting

Know the legal requirements relating to the safety of children
Understand policies and procedures deisnged to protect children
Understand own role and responsibilities in relation to safeguarding and security
Know how to recognise when a child is in danger
Know what action to take to protect a child who may be in danger.

Understand child development

Understand the learning process for children
Know expected patterns of development for children and babies
Understand external events which can impact upon a child’s development
Understand the role of other’s in a child’s development

Communication with children

Be able to make themselves understood by children
Be able to use communication to support development and learning
Understand how to communicate with children who have communication barriers
Be able to encourage babies and young children to communicate
Be able to use a range of communication methods to communicate with adults

Support activities, purposeful play and educational programs

Understand the statutory framework for babies and young children
Understand the different types of play and activities
Be able to create environments conducive to holistic development
Be able to implement play activities for children
Understand observation, assessment and planning in the context of children’s play activities
Be able to observe children involved in play activities
Support development of babies and children through purposeful play and educational learning

Supporting children with special educational needs

Be familiar with guidance relevant to the care and education of children with special educational needs and/or disabilities
Understand how to work with others when caring for children wth special education needs and/or disabilities
Contribute to individual care plans for children and babies with educational needs and/or disabilities
Know what resources are available to support when caring for a child with special educational needs and/or disabilities. 

Working with others in early years childcare

Understand the roles and responsibilities of those involved in early years childcare
Understand the role of family and carers in early years development
Be able to work cooperatively with others

Understand the principles of wellbeing in children

Understand the impact of health and wellbeing on children’s development
Understand the current dietary guidance for early years
Promote health and wellbeing in childcare settings
Promote health and wellbeing in the home
Be able to carry out respectful care routines

Entry Requirements

Students looking to enrol onto this course should meet the following criteria:

No previous qualifications or experience is required.

Have a confirmed placement in an early years setting for duration of the whole course. – Minimum 1 day per week

Be aged 16 Years or above
Possess a solid knowledge of the english language
Have access to a PC and the internet for the duration of the whole course
Basic computer skills: e.g Word processing, emailing, uploading documents etc
Have a genuine desire to succeed

Course Duration

This course comes with 12 months support included:

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) – 300 Hours
Total Qualification Time (TQT) – 455 Hours

On average, learners will complete this course within 9 months.

Qualification Awarded

TQUK Level 2 Diploma – Early Years Practitioner (RQF)

Qualification ref:  603/5096/9

Credit value: 43

This course provides successful students with a fully recognised qualification from TQUK, listed on the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework). TQUK is recognised as an awarding organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, who are: the office of the qualifications and examinations regulator (OFQUAL) in England, the Welsh Government and the council for curriculum, examinations and assessment (CCA) in Northern Ireland.

Please note: This qualification is not recognised in Scotland.

Study Method

Your initial study pack will be posted to you within 7 days of making payment. Your course pack will contain all you need to start your course, including your course lessons, tutor details, support contact details and student study guide.

Learners are than able to prepare their assignments using a word processing program ready to be emailed direct to their tutor for marking.  Using our online learning platform, you can access all of your correspondence, access sample assignments, FAQ’s and general course guidance. Our platform can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection 24/7.

 

Assessment

Learners will be required to complete a series of tutor marked assignments ( normally 1 after each unit) as they progress through this course. Each assignment will contain a variety of tasks/questions. These assignments are assessed by your tutor to monitor progress. You will be provided with constructive feedback to help you in completing each unit to the required standard.

There is no examination to complete as the course is completed using continual assessment.

Tutors & Support

All learners have access to a qualified tutor via email for the stated support period. In addition to this you are able to speak to our support team via telephone with any query you may have relating your course.

Our tutors and support team have years of experience in delivering online and distance learning courses. If you require help, then we are only a phone call away.

Why UK Open College?

✅ Enrol online today – No set term times
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*NUS/TOTUM Student cards are only available to students who are studying a fully recognised RQF/QCF course of 120 study hours or more. £14.99 fee per year applies.

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