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Early Years Educator Level 2



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Weekly hours:

15 hours per week



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What does this course involve?

Broadstairs Campus

You’ll learn all the necessary skills to progress on to our Level 3 programme. You will cover a variety of aspects relating to the Early Years curriculum, child development and the importance of play in learning. Alongside this you will undertake a ready-to-work unit to add to your employability skills.

You can look forward to work placements one full day a week in our on-site nursery or with another local childcare provider allocated by the work placement officer.

Folkestone & Dover Campuses

You’ll learn all the necessary skills to progress on to our Level 3 programme and become qualified as an Early Years Practitioner.

You will cover a variety of aspects of caring for children and supporting their needs, such as child development, safeguarding and wellbeing, and creating activity plans.

You can look forward to the opportunity to put your skills into use with a one day a week work placement.

This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.


What qualifications do I need?

4 Ds or 3s including English and maths or a relevant full level 1.


You will learn through practical and theoretical lessons and build a portfolio of work.

Fees & Costs

Additional costs to consider include:
Work Placement T-Shirts £10 each

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail

Folkestone Campus 01303 858300 (or e-mail

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.


On successful completion you could progress on to our Level 3 programme.

Courses Levels: 
Level 2

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