Early Years, Childcare and Education - Applied General Certificate - 2 years (1 A Level)

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code LP42
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


You will gain an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills required when working with children and young people in Early Years and Education.


You will cover units and develop knowledge and understanding of child development, education and care including an understanding of childcare services, educational frameworks and roles and responsibilities within childcare settings.

Additionally, you will get a clear insight into the exciting roles and professional responsibilities that are essential to childcare. There are many opportunities to attend visits to universities and get to meet a range of professionals such as; play therapists, health visitors and speech and language therapists.   

How will it be delivered?

Observation, portfolio, written assignments + tasks.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 4-9 (A*-C) preferably including English + Maths

Your next steps...

The Applied General Certificate in Early Years Childcare and Education is equivalent to 1 A level and would ideally be studied alongside other Level 3 qualifications leading to Higher Education or employment.