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Childcare (Early Years) FAQs

Our Early Years team are here to answer your frequently asked questions.

0:00 Intro
0:06 How do I know what course I should be applying for?
0:30 What is the difference between Level 2 and Level 3?
1:08 What is the workload expectation?
1:34 What are the entry requirements for Level 2?
1:45 What are the entry Requirements for Level 3?
2:07 What experience do you have in the early year’s sector?
3:26 Do I need to find my own placement?
3:33 what do I do on placement?
3:55 What do I need before I start my course?
4:14 How many hours a week will I be in college and placement?
4:21 What are my options once I have completed my qualifications?

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Childcare (Early Years Educator)Level 1, Level 2
Early Years Educator ApprenticeshipLevel 3
Early Years Practitioner ApprenticeshipLevel 2
Degrees & Higher Levels
Young Children’s Learning & Development BA (Hons) (Top-up)Level 6
Young Children’s Learning & Development FdALevel 5
Education & Childcare - Early Years Educator T Level New CourseLevel 3
Meet the team
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