This course is suitable for anyone who wants to work, or has
just started to work in the Early Years Education Sector. It gives you the
opportunity to gain a broad understanding and knowledge of, and develop skills
in, the early year’s sector.
This course also supports progression of your studies in
early years and gives you the opportunity, in due course, to enter employment
within the early year’s sector.
You will cover a wide range of topics including children’s
health issues; how to protect children; how to plan for and meet children’s
needs through play; and learning and working with other professionals to promote
children’s well-being. You will work with children of different age ranges
between birth and five years’ old.
Good English and maths skills are essential for success in
studying and for future employment prospects and so Croydon College ensures that
these skills are developed in all learning opportunities.
It’s also important to have good English and maths
qualifications and so all students will study English and maths and work towards
an appropriate level and type of qualification including GCSE. This will be part
of all 16-18 year old students’ Study Programme alongside their main vocational
or academic qualification and will be discussed with students at