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This qualification has been designed to support the professional development of Early Years workers who hold a Level 3 Early Years or Childcare qualification. The qualification provides an opportunity to build on your knowledge and understanding of early years practice, and develop skills that will promote quality, encourage leadership, prepare you for management responsibilities, and allow for growth in coaching and mentoring others.

Mandatory Units

  • Enabling Children to Learn
  • Promoting Health and Wellbeing Through Physical Activity and Nutrition Co-ordination (PANCo) in the Early Years
  • Working with Others to Support Children With Additional Needs, Including Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • Working With Families and Other Professionals in Early Years Settings
  • Implementing Change in an Early Years Setting Incorporating a Small Scale Research Project


Entry Requirements

Learners should be at least 18 years old and hold a Level 3 in Early Years or Childcare and GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 or above.

Must currently be employed in a relevant post.


1 Year (part-time)


Start Date

On demand



Whilst this qualification has been designed for practitioners in the Early Years workforce, learning at this level will help you to hone your study skills and prepare you for further study at a higher level. It is important to remember that individual universities will have their own entry requirements.






Standalone courses can be funded through the Adult Learner Loan.


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