Education and Early Years: Early Years Educator T Level
This two-year programme is best suited to those wanting to work or support children.
This qualification has a wide range of psychological theory exploring child development. There is no course work for this programme, you will be assessed through a mixture of exams and projects.
You will attend a placement in a local early years setting once a week to be able to practice all of the theory you have learnt in the classroom.
After successful completion you will have gained accreditation as an Early Years Educator, with a licence to practice as well as UCAS points allowing them to progress onto university.
T Level qualifications are equivalent to studying 3 A Levels and carries UCAS points, so you could progress to a university degree rather than immediately entering the workforce.
- You must have a GCSE Grade 5(B) in English
- You must have a GCSE Grade 5(B) in Maths
- You will need to complete a DBS Check
- A Grade 4 in Science and two other GCSEs at grade 4
Understanding the education and childcare sector from ages 0 to 19
How to support children and young people’s education
Safeguarding, health and safety and wellbeing
Understanding and managing behaviour
Observing and assessing children and young people
Working with agencies and services that support children, families and carers
Please choose your preferred study option below (subject to change).
This course costs: £
If the amount shown is more than £0.00 and you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
Debbie is very experienced in early years education having worked in the childcare industry, both in practice and management, for many years. She has a Level 4 qualification in Leadership and Management, Level 4 in Education and Training, and the A1 Assessing qualification. Most recently, she has completed the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. Debbie is the course manager for the adult’s level 3 Early Years Workforce programme, and assesses students in their work place to support competency and practical skills. She's passionate about promoting professional practice and supporting students on their journey through further education to gain employment in the early years sector.Debbie Shore