Understanding the Revised EYFS Award – Short CPD Course

    Description

    This short course is suitable for new early years practitioners, as well as those who are familiar with the original EYFS. The course provides a background to the EYFS before going on to look at revisions to the EYFS in more detail. Practitioners will be encouraged to explore the Statutory Framework and the accompanying guidance documentation. This course has been updated to include information about the most recent changes to the EYFS.

    Short courses are:

    • Ideal for developing skills to enter the workplace
    • Adding to any recognised qualification you may already hold
    • Linked to many subjects covered by courses currently listed on the RQF

    Learning outcomes

    • You will learn about the formation of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
    • You will learn about the key changes made to the EYFS for 2012, 2014, and 2017; as well as proposed changes in 2020/1
    • You will learn about the prime and specific areas of development
    • You will learn about the formal assessments required by the EYFS

    Advantages of this course

    • The Early Years Foundation Stage was introduced in 2008 and sets the standards for learning, development, and care for children from birth to five. It is mandatory for all early years providers: maintained schools; non-maintained schools; independent schools; all providers on the Early Years Register; and all providers registered with and early years childminder agency.
    • The course introduces the themes and principles of the Early Years Foundation Stage, and explains how they can be put into practice. Taking the themes of ‘A unique child’, ‘Positive relationships’, ‘Enabling environments’, and ‘Learning and development’, you will be directed to the official resources supporting EYFS and videos which give more information on the principles
    • Additional activities encourage you to reflect on your learning
    • There is also suggested extended reading that gives both practical information and links to websites to expand knowledge

    On successful completion of this course, you will have the option of purchasing a CACHE certificate. This certificate must not be confused with nationally regulated qualification achievement.

    Topics Covered

    This short course is suitable for new early years practitioners as well as those who are familiar with the original EYFS. The course provides a brief background to the EYFS before going on to look at the revised EYFS in more detail.

    Practitioners will be encouraged to explore the Statutory Framework and the accompanying guidance documentation through a combination of guided reading, video clips, practical activities and PowerPoint presentation. Recommendations for further study and reflection are also included. A work placement is not essential for completion of this course

    Entry Requirements

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

    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
    Have a genuine desire to succeed

    Qualification Awarded

    CACHE ELP – Understanding the Revised Early Years Foundation Stage (£18 Certificate fee payable)

    This course provides successful students with a completion certificate from CACHE and their enhanced learning program. Awarding body CACHE 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.

    CACHE is the UK’s only specialist awarding organisation for the children, adult and health care sectors, with a portfolio of qualifications ranging from Entry to Level 5. Last year, over 150,000 learners registered with them from over 1000 UK based Centres and overseas.

    Please note: Short courses provide students with CPD completion certification. To complete a fully recognised qualification students are required to complete a RQF listed course in addition. 

    Receipt of Certification: Certification is awarded by CACHE and can take up to 12 weeks to be received after completion of your studies. All certification will be delivered to students direct at their home address. UK Open College have no control over delivery of certification awarded by the external awarding bodies. Any outstanding fees are payable before certification is issued

     

    Course Duration

    These short courses can be completed in approx 10 hours of study. This will depend on student commitment and ability. Ideal for those who are considering a career in the childcare sector or indeed qualified practitioners looking to enhance their skills in a particular topic.

    Study Method

    Students are able to complete their course purely online though our student portal. Students can expect to receive access to the student portal via email within 3 working days of enrolment being received.

    Once enrolment is received we will email you access and log in information to make a start on our chosen course.

    Assessment

    Students will progress through a series of topics online through our student portal. At then end of the course students will complete a multiple choice quiz type assessment. If you dont complete first time you can try the assessment again at no extra charge. Upon completion students can download and print a college certificate whilst awaiting their CACHE endorsed certification.

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