This qualification prepares learners to become Early Years Educators, enabling them to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.
Upon achievement of this qualification it is intended that learners will be able to enter the workforce as Early Years Educators.
This qualification is suitable for a range of learners, either working or wishing to work in early years education and care.
Learners must be at least 16 years old and need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement.
* Additional eligibility criteria may apply when applying for government funding.