You will gain the knowledge and understanding across a range of subject areas including:
Theme 1: Introducing the role of the early years practitioner:
- Support physical care routines for children
- An introduction to the role of the early years practitioner
- Understand how to work in partnership
Theme 2: Legislation, framework and professional practice:
- Understand legislation relating to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children
Theme 3: Play, development and learning for school readiness:
- Understand how to plan to meet the needs of the developing child
- Support the needs of the child in preparing for school
- Support children’s positive behaviour
Theme 4: Professional development:
- Engage in professional development
All units will be interally assessed using a range of methods. This could include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task. Some learning outcomes within this course will require assessment in a real work environment (250 placement hours are recommended).
- Level 3 study in Childcare, Teaching & Educational Development or Health & Social Care.
Upon achievement of this qualification, you can progress into various job roles in the statutory, voluntary or private sectors, such as:
- Nursery assistant
- Classroom assistant
- Pre-school assistan
If you are aged 16-18 then the majority of our courses are free for you to study. If you are aged 19+ then there may be fees associated with the course. You may be eligible to have some, or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.
You do not have to let a lack of money stop you from coming to Hugh Baird College. We have bursaries and grants in place to help support those students that may find it more difficult to cover the costs of participating in further education, these include help with things such as tuition fees, childcare and travel. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.
No. We can enrol students from any area. Public transport links are good too, so the College is easy to get to from all across Merseyside.