Level 3 Childcare & Education

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What will you be working towards?

Code PRG09L3-13W
Qualification Type No Qualification
Qualification Level Unknown/Not applicable


This course prepares you to become an Early Years Educator, enabling you to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years.

Upon achievement of this two-year programme you will be able to enter the workforce as an Early Years Educator or progress to Higher Education.

Through attending placement, you will develop a range of employability skills such as timekeeping, teamwork, organisational skills, planning and delivering a range of activities to meet the curriculum, record keeping, assessing children’s development and recording this on the child’s profile, partnership working and safeguarding.


You will study a range of topics including:
  • Theoretical Aspects of Childcare and Education
  • Children’s Care, Learning and Development
  • Enhance Your Professional Development
  • Develop Children’s Literacy and Numeracy Skills
  • Understand How Children Learn Through Play

How will it be delivered?

Your course assessments may include:
  • Portfolio of Evidence
  • Assignments
  • Work Placement Assessment by an Early Years Assessor

Your next steps...

  • Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies
  • BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies (Top-up)