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Neuroscience in Early Years Level 2

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Select Status Course Code Date Duration Time Location Costs
Call 01756 693 800 L200084D/1 - 1 Day VARIOUS - VARIOUS
Distance Learning £ 0*

* Fee remission may be available for this course, visit Fees and Funding for further information

This Level 2 Award in an Introduction to Neuroscience in Early Years will provide an introduction to the early development of the brain in babies and young children from birth to 7 years of age. It looks at how the social brain develops, the limbic system and self-regulation.

This qualification aims to:

  • Focus on the study of neuroscience in early years
  • Offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge
  • Provide knowledge for those seeking employment in the early years sector

This qualification is designed for learners who wish to improve their knowledge of early brain development. It may also be useful to learners studying qualifications in early years  education.

No previous experience of working in an early years setting is required.

You will be assessed by completing all the required assessments with your tutor providing feedback following the completion of each. All assessments must be completed and passed in order for you to successfully achieve the qualification.


Studying a Craven College Distance learning course is a great way to gain a FREE* accredited qualification in your spare time! It’s the perfect solution for those with busy work or home lives who would like to study where and when it suits them.

After completing an induction, you will be provided with all the learning materials you need and will receive the highest level of support and guidance from our experienced professional tutors.

Further Study

  • Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Early Years Education and Care

Part-time courses are term-time only.
See our term dates for further information.

Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £20,319 (£23,400 if you live in West Yorkshire, difference in qualifying earning amounts is due to local authority funding regulations).

Distance Learning call 01756 693 800 or email

Courses in the community call 01756 693 800 or email

All other Part-time courses call 01756 693 309 or email

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